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Scuba News - Mike McAllister

Update on “Help Locate and Recover a Lost RCAF Pilot and Aircraft”

This incident has been lost in the march of time to most, but it will not be forgotten by the Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association (CHAA) Dive Recovery Team (DRT). We wish to honour his sacrifice by locating his aircraft and returning his remains to his family and his aircraft to a Canadian museum. 

Scuba News - Kathy Dowsett

Help Locate and Recover a Lost RCAF Pilot and Aircraft

Over 65 years ago, a little-known Canadian serviceman gave his life in the service of his country when his plane crashed in Lake Ontario during training exercises.

Woodstock Sential Review - Greg Colgan

Hopes high to recover pilot, plane lost in 1952

The Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association Dive Recovery Team is hoping their search for a missing Canadian air force pilot in Lake Ontario since 1952 will bring home the pilot’s and aircraft’s remains. - Tamara Botting

Recovering plane lost in Lake Erie

Leading aircraftsman William Charles Smith was soloing the plane in the afternoon of June 19, 1943 when he crashed into Lake Erie.

Shawn Wylie

Harvard recovery update

Update on recovery of Harvard 2963

McMaster University

Search for aircraft

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