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Liberty Belle - Re-Visited

Liberty-Belle-B-17-On-Fire.jpgLiberty Belle - On Fire liberty belle_01.jpgEarlier this week an an old WW 2 B 17 bomber caught on fire and was destroyed after making a forced landing in a field in Illinois. The plane was named the Liberty Belle and she was no stranger to Labrador. The aircraft was owned by Don Brooks who collects and restores old planes. He salvaged a similar B17 at Dyke north of Labrador City in 2004. At the time Brooks promised to bring the” Liberty Belle ” to the province so people here could see what the plane salvaged in Dyke Lake would look like after its renovation. Don Brooks met reporter Mike Power at the Wabush airport to give him a history Lesson on the B-17 , and the Liberty Belle in particular.

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MIKE_LIBERTY_01.JPGMike Power interviews Don Brooks in front of LIBERTY BELLE at the Wabush Airport For More information visit the website: LIBERTY BELL