440 sqn SAR response - single engine plane crash
between rankin inlet and repulse bay
first trip into the barrens in
the summer for me in a long time.
gas stop in rankin inlet and then into the search area south of repulse
bay. hudson bay is to the east
darkness sets in and we are
told to leave the search area even though the evening is a good time to
search. the herc from Winnipeg that arrives just after we leave
immediately spots the crash. sartechs jump onto the crash and spend a cold
nite with the survivor.
in the morning we leave
rankin inlet for baker lake and a quick gas stop before reading home.
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