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N.W.T. Pilot KILLED..  
User currently offlineTIMEAIR From Canada, joined May 2005, 436 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 6 months 1 week ago) and read 1941 times:

For those of you who knew Northern Canadian Aviation....we have lost a legend in the Northern skies. Merlyn Carter was killed at his fly in fishing camp after suffering an attack from a Black bear. Merlyn was opening his camp when he was killed, he was found by his wife and son who flew in a few days later. Mrs. Carter apparently was attacked when she got off the aircraft, however her son managed to kill the bear after applying a 2 x4 across its forehead, stunning it, allowing enough time to grab the gun from the Cessna 180 and shoot it 4 times.


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User currently offlineTIMEAIR From Canada, joined May 2005, 436 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week ago) and read 1898 times:

here is story

http://www.mytelus.com/news/article....geID=canada_home&articleID=1956306

BTW Merlyn and his family ran Carter Air services out of YHY (Hay River, NWT) .... condolences to the family!



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