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Tuesday, 31 July 2012 - 14:37
WWII plane with US remains found in St Lawrence River
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US divers have found what appear to be remains of a crew of an Army amphibious plane that went down in the Eastern St Lawrence River during World War II.

The PBY-5A Catalina capsized in rough water on its way back to base in Maine on 2 November 1942.

Parks Canada first found in the plane in 2009 during a survey, and contacted US officials when they saw the plane's fuselage was largely intact.

Divers also found sunglasses, film negatives and an operations log.

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