Volunteers, air force practise to save lives

Battling strong winds on the ground, Sgt. Brandon Shetterer steers into the “crash site” at the airfield.

CASARA exercise Search and rescue technicians from 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron in Winnipeg, relying on the observations of volunteers on the ground, leapt from a CC-130 Hercules over Melville April 8 to rescue a pilot and passengers from a crashed airplane. Battling strong winds on the ground, Sgt. Brandon…