shipwreck

8:47am

Mon July 14, 2014
Regional Coverage

Air Force plane found deep below Lake Ontario from 1952 crash

A sonar image of the C-45 Air Force plane that crashed in 1952. It's now several hundred feet below the Lake Ontario surface.
Roger Pawlowski

A team of shipwreck explorers recently discovered an Air Force plane deep below the surface of Lake Ontario, more than 60 years after it crashed.

It was late at night on September 11, 1952 when an Air force C-45 was flying from Massachusetts to GrifissĀ Air Force base in Rome. But before it could reach Grifiss, it lost an engine. The pilot set the plane on autopilot and the five member crew parachuted out.

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2:40pm

Thu October 31, 2013
Regional Coverage

News Briefs: Thursday, Oct. 31

Rochester gun manufacturer set to relocate to S.C.

The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association is lashing out against the state's controversial gun law, the New York Safe Act, following the departure of a Rochester gun manufacturer. American tactical imports is relocating its operations to South Carolina, where the company will invest nearly $3 million into new facilities.

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