‘For the past two weeks, the Snowbirds have been flying across the country to lift up Canadians during these difficult times.’ said Trudeau. ‘Their flyovers across the country put a smile on the faces of Canadians everywhere and make us proud.’
The morale boosting mission is now on indefinite hold and the fleet of Tutor jets has been placed on operational pause.
Video posted to Twitter appears to show two Snowbirds taking off from Kamloops Airport. One of the aircraft subsequently climbed into the sky before rolling over and plunging to the ground. The video appears to show at least one person ejecting from the plane before it disappears behind a stand of trees and an explosion is heard.
Action or event makes people feel more confident and cheerful, particularly in the face of opposition or hardship.
A violent and destructive shattering.
Sonic booms generate enormous amounts of sound energy, sounding similar to an explosion or a thunderclap to the human ear.