Details/Information for Canadian Forces (CF) Operation Jamaica 1989

CF Overseas Operations have most often operated within the construct of an international mandate. As such, the International Information is presented first in order to provide the context of the Canadian Operation (displayed second). Eventually, all rotations associated with the particular Canadian operation will also be displayed.

Jamaica 1989

International Information

International Operation Name: Jamaica 1989

International Mission Name: Jamaica 1989

Mandating Organization: Government of Canada

Region Name: Central America

Location: Jamaica

Mission Date: 1 January 1989 - 30 October 1989

Mission Mandate:

To deliver humanitarian supplies to Jamaica.

Mission/Operation Notes:

426 (Training) Squadron trained both air crew and ground crew for Boeing, Buffalo, Challenger, Cosmopolitan and Hercules operations. As part of the Advanced 510 Series of training flights that took the squadron’s Hercules into the Caribbean, the squadron would deliver humanitarian supplies to nations in that region. These deliveries were at the request of service groups in Canada, the requests being vetted and prioritized by Air Command.

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Canadian Forces (CF) Information (Jamaica 1989)

CF Mission/Operation Notes:

In 1989, 426 Squadron undertook four sets of flights into the Caribbean: January, April, July and October. The flight in January made deliveries to Kingston and Montego bay in Jamaica, in April to Montego Bay and in October to Kingston. The contents of the cargo and the organization on whose behalf the supplies were delivered are not recorded.