Today in aviation history – August 28, 1920

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Curtis HS-2L - photograph by Ken Mist

The first ambulance flight in Northern Canada takes place when W.R. Maxwell in a Curtis HS-2L flew J.W. Thompson from Moose Factory to Remi Lake (near Cochrane) Ontario.

Photo taken at Canadian Aviation Museum in Ottawa showing G-CAAC, which flew the first ever “bush flight” in 1919.