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While talking with one of the officers from the Victoria unit, he informed me that they have a data bank of most of the Canadian crash sites that have been reported and investigated over the years.
Have you ever approached them to see if they would share this information?
Found FBA-2C CF-SON crashed just north of the town of Riverton MB Canada. George added: "the crash was about a half mile east of the Icelandic river, by the sea plane base." wrote the definitive answer to this: "The Found that crashed north of Riverton was trying to land in the Icelandic River (in Riverton) after dark.
Several years ago, private salvagers pulled a P-39 Airacobra out of Carpenter Lake, NWT, but were stopped by government officials before they reached the US border. After a year of legal wranglings, the Airacobra was successfully transferred to a US-based restoration facility.
More than 7.000 US-built planes were flown through the Yukon en route to the Soviet Union during the WW2.
And here is a 2017 response to the B-17 at Bennett (or Bennet) Lake, also ) in a lake NW of Whitehorse; several groups spent a great deal of time and money searching a lake in the late 1980s and 1990s with no reported results (not that I know of at least). Funny thing though: to date there is absolutely no evidence the USAAF ever lost a B-24 in the Yukon, missing, crashed or otherwise!?! I often wonder if the B-24 story was somehow mixed up with the C-54 at Snag story (about half way down this page): slightly different time frames, both large 4 engine aircraft and Wellesley Lake is very close to the expected flight path of the missing C-54; which was the perfect place to make an emergency landing, on solid lake ice in the middle of a Yukon winter." Reactions welcomed (email - responded Jan.2015: "With reference to a downed B-25 Mitchell bomber near Whitehorse, YT in 1952. We received an alert regarding this plane and I was a spotter, I believe on a Lancaster, for two days. I had a particular interest in the search as the pilot was Robin Hooper, who was a school friend. They were on excercises I believe, from CFB Cold Lake (Alberta) or possibly from CFB Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan). I found some OCR-scanned text, badly mauled, from the Amarillo Tribune (copy of 22Feb1938): "Plying the mail and flying passengers in the bush country.
I trust this will help in the confusion weather this was a US or A profile of Wings is outlines on my page Photos by Friends & Guests (39). The crash site is mentioned as Favourable Lake, which I found in NW Ontario (Red Lake region). Marguerite added: "We recently found another article, in the Red Lake District News, dated July 23, 1997, that states that the accident happened near the Dianna Gold Mine and that an old road led them 5 miles to a Long Lake General Store run by Leith Campbell. No weather reports, no beam flying, no radio, no automatic pilots.