We are a Canada-wide volunteer non-profit aviation association dedicated to the promotion of Search and Rescue awareness, and to the provision of trained and effective air search support services to supplement our National Search and Rescue program. CASARA operates in all 13 provinces and territories. Search and rescue responsibilities in each of these Member Organizations is broken down into Zones.
From June 30 to July 2nd CASARA, for the first time ever joined 424 (T&R) Squadron, 8 Wing, CFB Trenton at an international airshow held at Traverse City Michigan (KTVC). Picking up crews from around Ontario proved challenging due to weather. The CASARA contingent from CARES Zone 11 Niagara, flew a Cessna 337 Skymaster and was forced... Read more about CASARA Makes History!
News Release From National Defence March 8, 2017 – WINNIPEG – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces A Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Search and Rescue Technician (SAR Tech) based at 17 Wing Winnipeg died in an accident during training near Yorkton, Sask. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Master-Corporal Alfred Barr was a member of... Read more about Royal Canadian Air Force Search and Rescue Technician dies in training accident