Aviation safety partners team up to raise awareness about the danger of
VANCOUVER, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ -
To address the growing number of laser strikes on aircraft in the Lower
Mainland, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), RCMP and Transport
Canada are educating the public on the dangers of laser use on
aircraft. A live demonstration, speeches and a first-hand account from
a pilot will be shared with media.
• The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), Government
of Canada • Sergeant Cam Kowalski, Client Services Manager, Richmond RCMP • Captain Russ Ballman, Pilot, Air Canada • Steve Hankinson, Vice President, Operations and Information
Technology, Vancouver Airport Authority
Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
Vancouver International Airport, Air Canada South Hangar, 5530 Miller
Rd, Richmond BC (See map).
This event has limited access due to security restrictions. Media
wishing to attend must RSVP with name, outlet and title by 8am on June
24 to firstname.lastname@example.org. As this event is taking place in an airport hangar, media must supply
valid government-issued photo identification.
Please park in marked parking lot adjacent to Air Canada hangar.