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October 28, 2011

Honouring the loss of JIBC-trained Search and Rescue Technician

JIBC flags at half-mast in honour of SAR Tech Sgt. Janick Gilbert

JIBC flags have been lowered to half-mast to mourn the passing of JIBC graduate Sgt. Janick Gilbert, a search-and-rescue technician (SAR Tech) with 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron, who tragically perished on October 27, 2011 while participating in the rescue of a canoeist near Igloolik (Hall Bay), Nunavut.

More information on the rescue incident and Sgt. Gilbert's passing can be found on the National Post website.

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Last updated August 8, 2013