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.
On Sept 25 CASARA Yellowknife supported an exercise with DND, the RCMP, CCGA and Yellowknife Search and Rescue as part of Operation NANOOK TATIGIIT. Op TATIGIIT is a whole of government response to a major NWT natural disaster. The event simulated, among other things, the evacuation of the community of Behchokǫ̀ to Yellowknife. Behchokǫ̀ is located... Read more about Operation NANOOK TATIGIIT
CASARA Yellowknife and Hay River support Operation READY SOTERIA You know it’s going to be a bad day when… you doze off on your flight from Frankfurt to Anchorage, only to wake up sitting on a rock on the north end of Banks Island, 300 km from the nearest community of Sachs Harbour. That’s what... Read more about CASARA Yellowknife and Hay River support Operation READY SOTERIA