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Anson aircraft discovered 71 years after Disappearing

On October 30, 1942, five twin-engined Avro Anson L7056 navigation trainers of 32 Operational Training Unit took off from the Royal Canadian Air Force base at Patricia Bay (Victoria International Airport today) on southern Vancouver Island. Three of L7056’s crew were volunteer British airmen from the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve: observer Pilot Officer Charles … Continue reading

1945 Tofino RCAF Canso Crash

From the Memoirs of Lance Lake This story is word by word what Lance recalled of that February day in 1945 on Vancouver Island BC, Canada On the morning of February 8, 1945 our crew captained by Flying Officer Ron Scholes was assigned the job of transporting the station’s YMCA director, his WD secretary and … Continue reading