Helicopter in Montreal: casualty evacuation exercise

Helicopter in Montreal: casualty evacuation exercise ;s


A helicopter flew over the city of Montreal on Saturday as part of a training exercise.

It was around 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning that a training exercise he evacuation of the wounded took place at the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur-de-Montréal. “[This] training will simulate the transport of wounded by helicopter from the Farnham training area,” the Ministry of National Defense said in a press release.

Thus, a CH- 146 Griffon of the 438th Tactical Helicopter Squadron could be seen in the sky of the metropolis. This type of aircraft is used, among other things, for the tactical transport of soldiers. “It is also used for search and rescue, surveillance and reconnaissance, training, casualty evacuation operations and counter-drug operations,” the statement added.

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