Aviation Photo #2656000 Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A (28) - Canada - Air Force

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This unfortunate Canso crashed in Feb 1945 after take off from Tofino. The aircraft got engine problems shortly after take off and crashed into a hillside 3 kms west of the airport. All 12 crewmen survived the crash with minor injuries. The wreckage lies there ever since.
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    Ron Kellenaers
    Canada - Air Force
    Consolidated (Canadian Vickers) PBV-1A Canso A (28)
    Consolidated PBY/A-10 Catalina/Canso (28)
    Consolidated PBY/A-10 Catalina/Canso (28)
    Consolidated
    CV-285
    11007
    A
    Tofino
    British Columbia
    Canada
    June 3, 2015
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Photo Added: June 12, 2015

Comments (2)

Anonymous
2 years ago
What a great find.Amazing how it is still there after 70 years.
Was it hard to get to.
Anonymous
2 years ago
Fantastic and unique shot Ron! -Amrit

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