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Missing U.S. PBY Catalina crew recovered in Canada after 70 years.

Article about: Five crewmen from a U.S. PBY Catalina lying at the bottom of the St.Lawrence river in Canada for 70 years have been recovered by their country's JPAC team in an operation lasting several wee

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    Five crewmen from a U.S. PBY Catalina lying at the bottom of the St.Lawrence river in Canada for 70 years have been recovered by their country's JPAC team in an operation lasting several weeks.


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    Blue skies Gentlemen.

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Ned, will the plane be rescued as well or will it be considered a grave?
    Cheers.
    Nuno

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    Hi Nuno,

    I would imagine it will be left in situ. The recovery of this Cat is not a concern, there are many better examples in easier places if someone wanted to salvage one.

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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