Mounties, Canada Forces Search For Wreckage In ‘Arctic Weather Conditions’

  • Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadian forces would recover and analyze the wreckage.
  • North American Aerospace Defense Command later said difficult arctic weather conditions including wind chill, snow, and limited daylight that could hinder search and recovery efforts.
  • Meanwhile, Navy divers and vessels continue to try to recover the payload shot down  Feb. 4 off the South Carolina coast.
  • NORAD recently said sea conditions Friday “permitted dive and underwater unmanned vehicle (UUV) activities and the retrieval of additional debris from the sea floor.”
  • “The Federal Bureau of Investigation will be working closely with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police,” the Defense Department said Saturday.