CFB Moose Jaw

Military investigates sexual misconduct allegation against Snowbirds pilot

Jun 18, 2023 | 8:57am

The Royal Canadian Air Force is investigating a sexual misconduct allegation against a Snowbirds pilot, and the aerobatics team will be performing a plane short for the time being. The commanders of 1 and 2 Canadian Air Divisions issued a statement on Saturday saying the allegation has been made against a member of 431 Demonstration Squadron, which […]

Preliminary Report Into Snowbirds Crash

Sep 22, 2022 | 5:13am

An improperly assembled oil filter is being identified as the cause of a Canadian Snowbirds Jet to crash in Fort St John BC last August. The Snowbirds had just finished performances at the air show in that community, and the plane was being ferried back to Moose Jaw, the home base of the air demonstration […]

Snowbirds cancel two shows in B.C., after hard landing

Aug 3, 2022 | 2:50pm

A malfunction that caused a Canadian Air Force Snowbirds pilot to make a hard landing after takeoff in northern British Columbia has forced the aerobatic team to cancel two performances in the province. A statement on the Snowbirds’ social media page says the team has cancelled its Wednesday appearance at the Penticton Peach Festival and […]

Bird being blamed for fatal Snowbirds crash last May

Mar 29, 2021 | 10:31am

  A bird strike is being blamed as the cause of that fatal crash of a Snowbirds jet last May in Kamloops. A final report into the incident was released Monday morning. It concluded a single small bird was sucked into the engine of the plane just after it took off. That resulted in a […]