WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Oct. 2, 2016) - National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to attend the arrival of 435 "Chinthe" Transport and Rescue Squadron at Lethbridge Airport for their annual search and rescue exercise CHINTHEX.

When: 12 p.m. Monday, October 3, 2016

Where: Media will gather in the 2nd floor boardroom of the Lethbridge Airport Terminal. Upon the arrival of the CC-130 Hercules media will be escorted onto the flightline.

What: Crew from 435 "Chinthe" Transport and Rescue Squadron will be available for interviews and photos upon completion of arrival procedures.

Notes to editor / news director:

Media are asked to contact Lieutenant Graeme Scott, Public Affairs Officer, 1 Canadian Air Division to confirm attendance, (204)-229-3649,

Media are asked to meet Scott Butchard or Lawrence Canning at the Lethbridge Airport to be escorted to the 2nd floor boardroom of the Lethbridge Terminal.

Contact Information:

Lieutenant Graeme Scott
1 Canadian Air Division Public Affairs Officer
(204) 229-3649

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
613-996-2353 or Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811