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Canada 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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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