Public Service Announcement
Flare Use at Dakota Range
Release Date: May 09, 2022 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay – Canadian Armed Forces


5 Wing Goose Bay would like to advise the public that 444 Combat Support Squadron will be conducting Night Search pattern familiarization flights in the vicinity of Dakota Range from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on May 11 and 12, 2022.


As part of this training, distress signal flares will be deployed over a period of 15 minutes. The public may see one green flare, one red flare, and one hand-held flare. The use of distress signals for this training serial follows all training safety guidelines. All relevant authorities have been notified of flare use.






Captain Nicole Morrison

Canadian Armed Forces

5 Wing Public Affairs

Phone: (709) 896-6928