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Plane crashes in Algonquin Park after violating protected airspace over Ottawa

A Cessna airplane crashed in Algonquin Provincial Park Tuesday evening, killing the pilot and passenger, about eight hours after violating protected airspace in Ottawa during the Remembrance Day ceremony. 343 more words

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Military burial planned Monday for Second World War airmen

A military burial will be held Monday for four Canadian and British Second World War airmen. Here are the details from the Canadian Forces:

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Recovering a sunken Northrop Nomad Second World War aircraft – the story and photos

Two airmen killed during the Second World War were honoured with a moment of silence Tuesday as wreckage of their crashed plane was pulled from an Ontario lake, the Canadian Press reported. 650 more words

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Macquarie AirFinance orders 40 Bombardier CS300 jets

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. says it has received a firm purchase agreement for 40 CS300 jetliners from an affiliate of Macquarie AirFinance, which has also taken options for 10 more. 116 more words


King: The hunt for one of Ottawa's 'fork-tailed devils'

During the Second World War, the German Luftwaffe nicknamed it der Gabelschwanz-Teufel, or “ the fork-tailed devil.”

In the Pacific theatre, the Japanese referred to it as “two planes, one pilot.” 1,059 more words

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