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In photos: Northrop Nomad aircraft recovered from Lake Muskoka

Members of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force recovered the wreckage of the Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521 after 74 years on the bottom of Lake Muskoka, Ontario. The plane disappeared in 1940 just 12 days before Christmas and was on a search-and-rescue mission. The plane was flown by Flight Lieutenant Peter Campbell and Leading Aircraftsman Theodore Bates, whose remains were recovered 2010.

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Members of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force raise the tail section of Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521 from Lake Muskoka.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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The tail section of Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521 sits on the barge after members of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force raised it from Lake Muskoka.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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Sergeant (Sgt) Frank Cusson removes a strap from the rudder of the recovered tail section of a Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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Two members of 8 Wing Trenton inspect the recovered tail section of a Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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The main wheel assembly of a Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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Members of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force raise the tail section of Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521 after 74 years on the bottom of Lake Muskoka.Ontario.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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Members of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force raise part of the landing gear of a Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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Members of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force raise part of the landing gear of a Northrop Nomad aircraft #3521.

MCpl Roy MacLellan

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Leading Aircraftsman Theodore Bates - his remains were retrieved from the bottom of Lake Muskoka in 2010 after being discovered there as a result of a search for World War II aircraft parts.

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Flight Lieutenant Peter Campbell - his remains were retrieved from the bottom of Lake Muskoka in 2010 after being discovered there as a result of a search for World War II aircraft parts.

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