West Coast Search & Rescue

  • 14 August 2012
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When Practice Becomes Reality
That theory of good training becoming reality is exactly what happened on the night of Dec. 23, 2010, when a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-149 Cormorant (Canadian military version of the AgustaWestland AW101/EH101) and its crew of five flew into the teeth of a howling winter gale to rescue a hiker who was stranded on a mountain side in Cypress Provincial Park, just north of Vancouver, B.C.