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The untold story of a 1950 Christmastime plane crash in BC

The untold story of CP Air Flight 4
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CP Air flight 4 crashed

On December 22, 1950 a plane crashed into the mountains near Penticton B.C., and a heroic rescue effort ensued.

In an episode of our history show BC Was Awesome, crash survivor Dorothy Furness told us that she was going home for Christmas on the flight. It was the first time she'd ever been on an airplane and "Enjoyed the excitement of it all," until the crash landing, of course.

Learn the whole story in the video here.