Canadian Coast Guard receives final Bell 429 helicopter

March 16, 2016 10:50 PM

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DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia, March 16 (UPI) -- The Canadian Coast Guard has taken delivery of the 15th and final Bell 429 light-lift helicopter ordered in 2014 from Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd.

"Helicopter support is a crucial component for delivering Canadian Coast Guard services and maintaining public safety," Jody Thomas, Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard said at an acceptance ceremony. "These helicopters, and the brave women and men who operate and maintain them, will further en...

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