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Snowbirds cancel Penticton performance following incident in Fort St. John
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Snowbirds cancel Penticton performance following incident in Fort St. John

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds cancelled their Penticton Peach Festival performance in the wake of an incident in Fort St. John. A 431 Air Demonstration Squadron CT-114 aircraft was headed to Penticton Tuesday, where the rest of the Snowbirds were at that time preparing for the Penticton Air Display.READ MORE: Canadian Snowbirds and SkyHawks fly into Penticton for Peach FestMaj. Trevor Reid, public affairs officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, told Global News the CT 114 Tutor aircraft suffered some damage during takeoff from the North Peace Regional Airport in Fort St. John. The pilot and sole occupant of the plane was not injured and an investigation is ongoing.In a statement, Peach Fest organizers said they’ve been told the aircraft won’t be flown while a Royal Canadian Air Fo...