TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 19, 2016) - National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Two Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornets will conduct a flyby over BMO Field at the start of the Toronto Argonauts' Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Game, which starts at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 20.

The aircraft will fly over BMO Field at an altitude no lower than 500 feet above the highest point of its route before resuming a higher flying altitude for the return trip to 3 Wing Bagotville.

Flybys by Canadian Armed Forces aircraft are conducted in support of special events and are carefully planned and closely controlled to ensure public safety at all times.

For details on aircraft or the Royal Canadian Air Force, please visit the Air Force website at www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca

Contact Information:

David Lavallee, Department of National Defence
1 Canadian Air Division and Canadian NORAD
Region Headquarters
204-833-2500 ext. 2221
Cell: (204) 291-0320
david.lavallee2@forces.gc.ca

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
613-996-2353
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