A CC-115 Buffalo from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of CFB Comox on a training exercise in Chilliwack on June 16, 2021. The Buffalo flew its final search and rescue mission on Jan. 15 2022. (William Snow photo)

Iconic CC-115 Buffalo flies final mission off B.C. coast

442 Squadron CFB Comox search and rescue plane phased out of service after more than 50 years

  • Jan 17, 2022


The Snowbirds send their love over Okanagan Lake. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Snowbirds set to fly Penticton skies in August 2022

The Snowbirds last visit to Penticton was for Peach Fest 2019


The Canadian Forces Snowbirds’ scheduled Okanagan flypast Sunday, May 17, has been cancelled because of the weather. (Erin Haluschak photo)

UPDATED: Snowbirds’ scheduled Sunday Okanagan flypast cancelled by weather

Legendary group was slated to soar above Penticton, Vernon and Kelowna Sunday morning