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Remains and a large part of CAF helicopter found in Ionian Sea

The Department of National Defence says remains of Canadian Armed Forces members and a large part of the Cyclone helicopter they were in have been recovered.

The discovery was made early this morning (Wednesday) in the Ionian Sea by the Canadian Armed Forces and a U.S. Navy search and recovery team.

The helicopter went down after a training exercise on April 29th, returning to HMCS Fredericton. All six military members on board were killed.

The bodies of Sub-Lieutenant Abigail Cowbrough and Captain Brenden MacDonald were recovered just days after the crash.

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The DND says the families of the members who have been found have been notified. The DND says they remain committed to finding the other fallen military members.

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