The Tarnak Farm incident refers to the killing of four Canadian soldiers and the injury of eight others from the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group (3PPCLIBG) on the night of April 17, 2002, near Kandahar, Afghanistan.An American F-16 fighter jet piloted by Air National Guard Major Harry Schmidt dropped a laser-guided 500-pound (230 kg) bomb on the Canadians, who were conducting a night firing exercise at Tarnak Farms.The deaths were the first of Canada's war in Afghanistan, and the first in a combat zone since the Korean War.

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  • The Tarnak Farm incident refers to the killing of four Canadian soldiers and the injury of eight others from the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group (3PPCLIBG) on the night of April 17, 2002, near Kandahar, Afghanistan.An American F-16 fighter jet piloted by Air National Guard Major Harry Schmidt dropped a laser-guided 500-pound (230 kg) bomb on the Canadians, who were conducting a night firing exercise at Tarnak Farms.The deaths were the first of Canada's war in Afghanistan, and the first in a combat zone since the Korean War. (en)
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  • Timeline *2001 *2002 *2003 *2004 *2005 *2006 *2007 *2008 *2009 *2010 *2011 *2012 *2013 *2014 Battles and operations * Mountain Viper * Asbury Park * Perth * Chora * Firebase Anaconda * Shewan * Balamorghab * Derapet * Doan Airstrikes * Azizabad * Baraki Barak * Deh Bala * Gora Prai * Granai * Hyderabad * Kapisa * Kunar Raid * Kunduz * Mano Gai * Sayyd Alma Kalay * Sangin * Uruzgan * Wech Baghtu Major insurgent attacks * Kabul (2002) * Bagram (2007) * Baghlan (2007) * Kandahar (2008) * Spin Boldak (2008) * Kabul Indian Embassy (2008) * Kabul Serena Hotel (2008) * Kabul raids (2009) * Kandahar (2009) * Kabul Indian Embassy (2009) * Kabul UN guesthouse (2009) * Camp Chapman (2009) * Kabul (Feb 2010) * Kabul (May 2010) * Nadahan (2010) * Logar (2011) * Nimruz (2011) * Kabul & Mazar-e-Sharif (2011) * April 2012 raids * Camp Bastion (2012) * Farah (2013) * Kabul Supreme Court (2013) * Kabul Serena Hotel (2014) Massacres * Dasht-i-Leili Massacre * Kandahar * Khataba * Maywand * Nangar * Narang * Shinwar Other * U.S. urination incident * 2012 Quran burning protests * Insurgents' bodies * U.S.–Afghan Strategic Agreement * U.S. Withdrawal (en)
  • * Tarnak Farm Airstrike * Medusa * Avalanche * Kaika * Panjwaii * Falcon Summit * Hoover * Luger * Kamin * Shah Wali Kot * 1st Kandahar * Spin Boldak * Sarposa Prison * Arghandab * Wech Baghtu * 2nd Kandahar * Nadahan wedding bombing * Hamkari * Dragon Strike * Baawar * Kandahar (en)
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  • Maj. Harry Schmidt and wife Lisa enter the Tarnak Farms Article 32 hearing room. (en)
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  • The Tarnak Farm incident refers to the killing of four Canadian soldiers and the injury of eight others from the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group (3PPCLIBG) on the night of April 17, 2002, near Kandahar, Afghanistan.An American F-16 fighter jet piloted by Air National Guard Major Harry Schmidt dropped a laser-guided 500-pound (230 kg) bomb on the Canadians, who were conducting a night firing exercise at Tarnak Farms.The deaths were the first of Canada's war in Afghanistan, and the first in a combat zone since the Korean War. (en)
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