Canadian Post Office notice sent with mail salvaged from plane crash May 10 1955
The plane crashed almost immediately in the ditch beside the airbase road. Jack Lamb, the pilot and son of the owner, and Jack Abram the aero engineer, were dragged from the plane and hurled into the waterfilled ditch to extinguish their burning clothes by Jack's brothers Douglas and Donald Lamb, respectively, in the split second before the plane burst into flames. The notice is 7.5 x 5.25 in. DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF POSTAL SERVICE. With magenta District Director of Postal Service Administration May 13 1955 Section Saskatoon Sask.
Louis Martin, Moose Lake, Man. The Postal Service regrets any inconvenience which may have been caused you through this unfortunate incident. District Director of Postal Service. With copies of contemporary newspaper accounts of the crash and the rescue of the pilot and flight engineer.
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- Modified Item: No
- Topic: Aviation
- Year of Issue: 1955
- Certification: Uncertified
- Quality: cover
- Grade: VF (Very Fine)
- Era: Elizabeth II (1952-Now)
- Place of Origin: Canada