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Island Airlines Ford Tri-Motor N7584, early February or March, 1976

Could not land on the south Middle Bass Island airstrip because of snow drifts. -

Landed by the ice fishing shacks about 150 ft offshore. The land off the left wingtip is the western edge of the Lonz runway, near today's state park campground. - Contributed by the pilot, Terry Shields

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The picture below is a 1977 photo of the N7584's cockpit with David Martin, Island Airlines' chief pilot, at the controls.

 

 

 

 

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