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"One Canadian soldier was killed and four others injured when their Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV III) rolled over approximately 45 km northeast of Kandahar. The accident occurred around 6 p.m. local time (8:30 a.m. EST) on 24 November. The accident caused the death of 24-year-old Private Braun Scott Woodfield of Victoria, B.C., and serious injuries to Private Paul Schavo, 24,of London, Ont., Corporal Shane Dean Jones, 30, of Whiterock, B.C., and Sergeant Tony Nelson Mc Iver, 31, of Fredericton, N.B. Corporal James Edward Mc Donald, 32, of Pembroke, Ont, was also hurt, but his injuries have been classified as non-life threatening. All four injured soldiers are receiving medical care at a coalition hospital at Kandahar Airfield. The soldiers were conducting a vehicle-mounted patrol in the vicinity of the village of Lagman when the incident occurred. All five soldiers were part of Task Force Kabul, which had recently shifted operations to the Kandahar area. The soldiers were from Golf Company, 2 Battalion The Royal Canadian Regiment (2 RCR), stationed in Gagetown, N.B." (Source: CF Combat Camera web page)


Photos courtesy of CF Combat Camera page



More Photos of the Dead, and Injured



29 Nov 05


Injured Troops Back



27-28 Nov 05


More on Return of Pte. Woodfield - More - more



26 Nov 05


Woodfield Coming Home - CF Photos of Repatriation


Woodfield Re-Upped Before Tour


Report:  LAV Swerved to Avoid Oncoming Car


CF Defends LAV Safety Record - More


25 Nov 05


2 RCR Mourns


Inquiry under way - CBC:  Questions about safety of LAV's - More


CAN helping Kiwis Learn How to Use LAVs



24 Nov 05


CF Statement - CAN Def Min Statement - PM Statement


Canadian Press - CBC - CTV News - Toronto Star - Reuters Discussion


CF Page:  LAV III - Canadian Infantry Association page on LAV specs and use - Int'l Plastic Modellers' Society (London, ON) Tour of LAV III Built in London

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