Canso in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
In Memory of Tusker 914 En mémoire de
July 13, 2006
On July 13, 2006 a Canadian Forces helicopter from 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron carrying seven crew members who were exercising rescue techniques with local Canadian Coast Guard auxiliary members crashed in Canso Harbour.
In memory of
Sergeant Paul "Duane” Brazil
Master Corporal Kirk Bradley Noel
Corporal Trevor Sterling Mcdavid
En mémoire de
Sergent Paul “Duane” Brazil
Caporal Chef Kirk Bradley Noel
Caporal Trevor Sterling Mcdavid
This triangular column denotes the Trinity. The sighting piece connects the Memorial with the actual site of the tragedy, and reminds us of the unity of earth, sea and ski, and all therein.
Cette colonne triangulaire nous rappelled
Erected by RCAF 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Disasters. A significant historical date for this entry is July 13, 2006.
Location. 45° 20.162′ N, 60° 59.451′ W. Marker is in Canso, Nova Scotia, in Guysborough County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Union Street and Queen Street. At the parking lot for the Grassy Island Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1465 Union Street, Canso NS B0H 1H0, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Canso Islands/ Les îles Canso (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Where Fishermen Meet / Lieu de rencontre des pêcheurs (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Welcome to Canso Harbour/Bienvenue au Port de Canso (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Harbour Traffic/Le traffic du port (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); We Heard the News First/Nous étions les premiers à avoir les nouvelles (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Canso (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Canso Soldiers Memorial (approx. one kilometer away); Folklore & Trivia (approx. 18.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canso.
Also see . . . Crash of Cormorant helicopter commemorated. Skies entry (Submitted on February 2, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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