The worst forest fires in province for five years, raging in and about Algonquin park, claimed the lives of three men yesterday, who crashed while flying supplies to firefighters. Open in full size

The worst forest fires in province for five years, raging in and about Algonquin park, claimed the lives of three men yesterday, who crashed while flying supplies to firefighters.

Picture, 1953, English

The worst forest fires in province for five years, raging in and about Algonquin park, claimed the lives of three men yesterday, who crashed while flying supplies to firefighters.

Picture, 1953, English

Caption:

This aerial photo taken near Round Island Lake is fire to which three were flying, when plane stalled after being caught in an up-draught, and crashed into bush. Crash caused minor fire. Pilot Roy Downing and Murray Bulmer, both of Cobden, and Les Booth, Huntsville, died in the crash.

Publisher

Toronto Star

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

G2--Canada-Ontario-Algonquin Park

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

TS-2-124-GO-033