Arctic Rescue Earns 103 SAR Squadron the 2012 Cormorant Trophy

5 10 2012

A treacherous night-time, icy Arctic sea rescue of two hunters by a Canadian Forces Search and Rescue team has been selected as the winner of the 2012 Cormorant Trophy for Helicopter Rescue.

This year’s awarding of the Cormorant Trophy for the rescue carried out on 27 October 2011 serves as a solemn reminder of danger and selfless dedication of SAR crews every day in Canada with the death of Canadian Forces SAR Tech (search and rescue technician) Sergeant Janick Gilbert who had earlier jumped into the water from an accompanying CC-130 Hercules, to assist the hunters, said AgustaWestland, who presented the award.

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7 10 2012
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