";s:4:"text";s:1811:" The CT-114 Tutor jet crashed after taking off from the airport, where the Snowbirds were in the midst of a cross country coronavirus tour to promote optimism in the face of the killer disease. The Royal Canadian Air Force acknowledged the crash on social media early Sunday afternoon. The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; French: Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada. — Royal Canadian Air Force (@RCAF_ARC) May 17, 2020 It reads: The #RCAF has been made aware that a Canadian Forces Snowbirds aircraft crashed in the vicinity of Kamloops, BC. Its role is to "provide the Canadian Forces with relevant, responsive and effective airpower". The British Columbia Coroners Service did not confirm to Global News whether anyone was killed in the crash. Learn about the Canadian Air Force. It defends and protects Canadian and North American airspace in partnership with the United States Canadian air force jet crash kills one One person has been killed after a jet from the Canadian air force's exhibition team crashed in the British Columbian city of … The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is a part of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. A plane from the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) famed aerobatic team the Snowbirds crashed Sunday in Kamloops, B.C., killing the squadron’s public affairs officer and injuring the pilot. A Canadian air force pilot died Sunday after a jet crashed into a British Columbia home during a celebration for front-line workers in the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said. The Royal Canadian Air Force announced that a crew member was killed and another injured when a Snowbirds display team jet crashed in the city of Kamloops in British Columbia.