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Radio Noon August 8 Jerry Dean Excalibur

It’s going to be a busy month in Botwood, a town known for its aviation history. It once was a hub for flying boats that were used in Trans Atlantic flights up to the 1940’s. During World War Two there was a terrible crash…one that left 11 of the 37 people on board dead, including some U.S. military personnel dead. A recovery team with a special recovery ship are heading towards Botwood. Jerry Dean is the Mayor of Botwood. Hello there.

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