canada 103 Squadron

Canadian Armed Forces

103 Search and Rescue Squadron

1947 to present    

ch-149 cormorant rescue

Formed on 1 Apr 1947 as 103 Search and Rescue Flight at Dartmouth, NS, it moved to CFB Greenwood later that year and was re-badged 103 Rescue Unit in 1950. Moved to CFB Summerside, PEI in Jul 1968 and became 413 Squadron but disbanded in 1969.

Reformed in 1977 at Gander and became 103 Search and Rescue Squadron in Mar 1997.

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News of 103 Squadron

Rescue 901 Wins 2017 Cormorant Trophy, 22-May-18 : Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) 103 Squadron crew of CH-149 “Rescue 901” honored for the rescue of five crewmen forced to abandon a fishing vessel 250km offshore in fierce weather and rough seas

RCAF Trains with Icelandic Coast Guard, 09-Feb-16 : Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CH-149 Cormorant from 103 Search and Rescue Squadron deployed to Iceland to train with the Icelandic Coast Guard


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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
301 ch-113 1963 11301 : 1st airframe into the Interim Avionics Update programme, 1 May 1978. Retu+
Boeing Helicopters N6680D : BV-107II-9, c/n 301, ff:?; Boeing-Vertol test registration N6680D prior to+
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) CF-POA : reg RCAF as CF-POA for initial acceptance trials, Aug - Oct 1963.
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10401 : del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10401, 11Oct63; xfer to CAF, reserialled 11301+
50054 ch-149 2000 149901 : 2017 asg 103 Squadron wins Cormorant Trophy
50132 ch-149 2003 149915 : 02apr15 asg 103Sqn pictured (pic1) with 413Sqn C-130 Hercules at Stephenvi+
: 08feb16 pictured (pic2) asg 103Sqn training with Iceland Coast Guard at Re+
: 10feb16 pictured (pic3) asg 103 Squadron during exercise in Iceland

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