Fort St. John

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 […]

Pilot uninjured, jet damaged in Snowbirds ‘incident’ during takeoff in B.C.

Aug 2, 2022 | 7:22pm

A Snowbirds pilot escaped physical injury today, landing a jet after an incident during takeoff in northern British Columbia. The Royal Canadian Air Force tweeted Tuesday evening to say it will be investigating what happened at the Fort St. John, B.C., airport, but is releasing few details. The plane was damaged and it’s not clear how the Snowbirds performance […]

Amber Alert ends in arrest in Ontario

Mar 27, 2022 | 6:58am

It’s the last thing any parent wants to hear – an Amber Alert was issued Saturday afternoon. RCMP in British Columbia issued the alert. A father of a four-year-old and 10 month old were thought to have taken the 23-year-old mother and the children against their will. Police described the vehicle with the license plates […]