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James G. Stoveken

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Chris Johnson

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Re: Lost World War II plane found after 72 years
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2014, 08:13:54 AM »

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Jeff Victor Hayden

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Re: Lost World War II plane found after 72 years
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2014, 06:59:45 PM »

First date: 25 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton, Alberta

to Western Air Command on 5 November 1941, for use at No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. Went missing while on a routine navigation exercise near Vancouver Island, British Columbia: believed crashed into Patricia Bay on 30 October 1942. Still not recovered when struck off.

last date: 1 December 1942 - Struck off charge as "missing"

The wreckage was found near Lake Cowichan in January 2014.

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=144917

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