Public Service Announcement

German Army Activity


January 23, 2023 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL – Canadian Armed Forces

5 Wing Goose Bay would like to advise the public that German Army personnel will be conducting parachute drops in the vicinity of Gosling Lake and onto the 5 Wing airfield on January 24, 2023.

The public can expect to see members of the German Army conducting parachute drops from an A400 aircraft at both locations. There will be a German Joint Tactical Air Controller on site at Gosling Lake who will be in communication with the aircraft and Air Traffic Control to coordinate the drop and all associated safety measures.

In the event of adverse weather, this training serial will take place on January 25, 2023.




Captain Nicole Morrison

Canadian Armed Forces

5 Wing Public Affairs

Phone: (709) 896-6928