A Project of the Coast Guard Aviation Association

The Minimum And The Maximum

 

 

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LT. August Kliesch in helicopter – Canadian PBY crew — only one could come out at a time

In 1945, an RCAF Aircraft crashed in northern Labrador. After 2 rescue fixed wing aircraft crashed trying to rescue the original survivors, the Coast Guard was asked to attempt the rescue by helicopter. This is an annotation of that effort.

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