Royal Canadian Air Force helicopter flying over a crashed RCAF B-25 plane on a mountain. - Record Detail

Royal Canadian Air Force helicopter flying over a crashed RCAF B-25 plane on a mountain. - 1953.

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Description Level Item
Series No. B
File No. 10
Item No. IHP9267-0712
Date Range 1953
Title Source Title based on content of image.
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w negative ; 6 x 6 cm
Scope & Content Photograph of a Royal Canadian Air Force plane crashed against a mountain with helicopter 9606 hovering over it. Research indicates it was a Mitchell B-25 Mk 3PT Ex USAF B-25J-30/32-NC serial number 44-31346 that crashed at Widgeon Lake, near Pitt Lake. Went missing from Saskatoon on 16 February 1953, search called off on 5 March 1953. last date: 19 March 1953 - Struck off. 5 crew members died.
Subject Access Accidents | Transportation - Helicopters | Military
Geographic Location Greater Vancouver
Record ID 48257
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