An average of one plane tying up at the dock every six minutes, 16 hours a day, all summer long. That sure is great country for a man to make a living." provided the details, almost a year later (Dec.2014).Found FBA-2C CF-SON crashed just north of the town of Riverton MB Canada. George added: "the crash was about a half mile east of the Icelandic river, by the sea plane base." wrote the definitive answer to this: "The Found that crashed north of Riverton was trying to land in the Icelandic River (in Riverton) after dark.
They all walked to the store and then sent a teamster with a team of horses and a sleigh to pick up the baggage and freight." E. "Well, we didn't even have maps." Finally, his own company started, with a war buddy, Milt Ashton, as general manager and with a fellow pilot [Glenn Morris?
some text unreadable], Ted Stull, as vice president in charge of maintenance. A while ago, a sourdough got hold of Ted Stull and said he had a hunch about a place up along the Sachlgo River. To file a claim you've got to make a shot of doing some work on it, so this fellow just goes through the motions because he's not ready to work it yet, runs a diamond drill down any old where and dulls out $900-a-ton ore.
He had passed over town heading south, but turned back due to the darkness.
The Icelandic River was a well know commercial floatplane base at the time.
" (No, I have not - Avro Lincoln (correction by Ken Ettie) that sits in the lake at Watson Lake, Yukon.
Apparently there is also a B-17 in a lake, north east of Whitehorse (was the subject of a hush-hush recovery attempt about 10 yeras ago, allegedly). There is also a Goose or Gosling at the bottom of a pot hole lake near Beaver Creek and was checked out by divers.They have ten planes now, carrying from four to 12 passengers on regular schedules, but most of their business is freight. Ted's got back about 0,000 of his 0 already, and the company's took in about ,000. "You know," he said suddenly, "It makes me homesick to think of what's back there.The house and the car, the fellows all around, the bush country with its miners and trappers , Hunyaks, Canucks, breeds, the airplanes coming down on lakes lost from the world.' At Red Lake, they damn near needed a traffic cop last summer.The salvaged B-26 was part of a flight of six Siberia-bound aircraft that set out in January 1942.The crew was quickly rescued, the wrecked plane was stripped for parts and, when the spring melt came, it broke through the ice and sank to the bottom.My uncle was operating a dragline, a kind of digger, which had lights on the long boom so he could work in the dark.