116 ATU REUNION
June 23, 2009, Hamilton, Ont. - On weekend of August 8 and 9, 2009, a 116 ATU Reunion will be held to coincide with the dedication ceremony to be held on Aug. 9, 2009.
June 24, 2009 By Carey Fredericks
June 23, 209, Hamilton, Ont. – During the weekend of August 8 and 9, 2009, a 116 ATU Reunion will be held to coincide with the August 9 dedication ceremony. The highlight of the reunion will be an informal dinner at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum on the evening of August 8, 2009.
This event is open to anyone who is interested in or has been associated with 116 ATU, the Buffalo, the Buffalo Restoration project, or any Peacekeeping activities. We are encouraging everyone who is genuinely interested in the 116 ATU Reunion for whatever reason to come and bring their spouses and other guests.
Please register before June 30, 2009.
On August 9, 1974, Canadian Forces CC-115 Buffalo 115461 (Buffalo 461) was shot down over Syria resulting in the deaths of 9 Canadian Peacekeepers.
This site documents the restoration of a Buffalo in tribute to Canadian Peacekeepers and the crew and passengers of the last flight of Buffalo 461.