May 22, 2020

On Sunday, 24 May 2020, a homecoming ceremony for Captain Jennifer Casey will take place. A motorcade procession will travel from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, through the city of Halifax, to the Atlantic Funeral Home.

The planned motorcade route will be released on the CF Snowbirds and RCAF social media on Saturday, 23 May.

Captain Casey, a Canadian Armed Forces Public Affairs Officer, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, died in a CT-114 Tutor crash during a Canadian Forces Snowbirds flight as part of Operation INSPIRATION on May 17, 2020.

It is important to note Capt Casey died trying to inspire people across the country to stay home, to keep their distance, and to stay safe while keeping their spirits high.

At the request of Capt Casey’s family, spectators and participants are encouraged to respect physical distancing guidelines during the event. They have also asked participants and spectators to wear red and white, the official colours of the Snowbirds, to honour Capt Casey.

WHAT:        A homecoming ceremony and motorcade procession

WHEN:       Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 5 p.m. (ADT)

WHERE:     Shell Aerocentre Halifax, 549 Barnes Drive, Enfield N.S., to the Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax.

Captain Jennifer Casey