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« on: September 22, 2006, 02:59:40 am »
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From Seekers of Gold by Daryl Friesen

Wanting to learn more about his discovery Boileau went to the Vancouver Library and began pouring over records of crashed airplanes. As the story goes there was a Mitchell B-25 bomber that was used after the war to haul military cargo from one point to another in Canada. Well, one went down on its approach to Vancouver and it was carrying some fairly expensive cargo. Eight hundred thousand dollars in cash in order to pay the armed forces personnel on the west coast and a further eight thousand dollars worth of gold bullion. The story says that the aircraft has never been found.

Boileau then of course decided to go back into the canyon and try to locate the aircraft and who wouldn't with that kind of money at stake. Now the story was really starting to grab my attention. Here is what happened to Boileau when he went back to try and find the lost aircraft.

We climbed, crawled and scaled our way up first over one ridge and then another between huge boulders and across narrow ledges. This struggle continued for more than four hours when we almost made up our minds to turn back. Just at the edge of a large ice flow we rested and took some time to gaze at the mountain ridges that were still ahead of us. This location was well above the tree line and all that lay ahead of us was ice and snow.

While contemplating our next move, I noticed a sparkle of light that came from the crest of the mountain. I pointed this out to Tom and he took my rifle and looked through the scope and "voila", we had located the main body of the aircraft. I took the rifle from Tom and viewed the spot myself. Yes there it was a large wing section draped over the very top of the mountain ridge.

Turning back now was out of the question. We stepped up our pace and switch backed our way up the ice flow that laid ahead and climbed over the boulders that separated us from the downed airplane.

As we traversed the final rock obstacle it all came into view. Right at our feet laid a huge Mitchell B-25 bomber. The Canadian Air Force insignias on the wings staring us in the fact. It was quite obvious that given the condition of the aircraft that there could not possibly have been any survivors. The cockpit section was buried under some ice and snow. The remainder of the plane was completely exposed to the elements.

I took a number of photographs of the different sections of the aircraft and we began a detailed search of the wreckage. Keep in mind that we could not gain access to the main section of the fuselage because it was completely collapsed into itself. However there was no problem in surveying the rest of the wreckage.

Off to one side but very close to the main body of the aircraft was evidence of a small fire. Here we found remnants of parachutes, jackets, boots and suitcases. The rest of the aircraft was as clean and shiny as the day it ran off the assembly line.

The huge wings were broken off the fuselage and the two large engines were separated from the wings complete with propellers intact. All these mechanical parts were not scattered over a wide area but here in fact, very close together, considering the size of the aircraft and the speed that it must have been traveling when it hit the ridge.

My opinion is that the plane came down in a horizontal glide and that it did not blow apart on impact. Most of the year round the wreckage lies buried under the ice and snow and remains obscured from view. Neither the air force nor I could locate any records of this aircraft.

We found no gold or cash, but then again we were unable to gain access to the main cargo compartment of the plane, so to this day I cannot say what may still be in the wreckage.


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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2006, 05:36:24 am »
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Very interesting..I saw the photo of the Canadian Helo there...what was it's purpose?

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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2006, 12:08:05 pm »
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Cool story...thanks for sharring...and Welcome to THunting...Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2006, 03:41:31 pm »
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Hey,

  The purpose of the Canadien helicopter in one of those photos is that its what picked us up off the mountain when we crashed, that was taken as it landed. When we crashed we were within walking distance of the b25 bomber wreck as thats where we were headed when we crashed while trying to land because of a gust of wind.

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« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2006, 09:52:48 pm »
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very intresting story but what happended to the gold

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« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2006, 11:40:15 pm »
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Hello,

   Part of the gold cargo was said to have been recovered by the goverment when the wreck site was found. However the plane was blown apart on impact and much of the cargo was scatttered throughout the canyon and some of the gold is still there. Also, some of the gold was hidden in a nearby mineshaft by those who first found the plane to keep it out of the hands of the goverment. Those who first found the plane wanted to return to the site and recover the gold themeselves.  Here is a piece of letter I recieved by someone claiming to be ex-miltary.

Hello Daryl , The B25 went down fully Loaded with Gold Bars  , the Goverment is doing a pretty good job or trying to coverup the evidence they do not want the world to know where the gold came from or what they planned to use it for, thier is so much corruption In the USA Goverment and the United Nations They have a very sinister plan against the Christians as well as the Poor Folk and they are Forcing Farmers to give up any large property's.I have personally discoverd several new prison camps in the mountains of B.C. I used a special night vision camera and recorded some pretty interesting stuff .I trust you will not spread this info around as I have had my life threatened by the Masonic Society and I have done some very intensive research the last 5 years on Goverment Corruption not only in USA but Canada as well.I now no the GOLD from the B25 is still around and there is quite a lot of it scattered in the area where the plane crashed .

Thats all for now
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« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2006, 04:58:44 am »
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Very interesting story.

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« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2006, 08:11:06 pm »
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Hello Daryl,

thank you for the update.

I think this is a great story about lost WWII loot and it could be well possible in my oppinion that there is still gold shattered around the area of the crash.

The letter you received reminds of some of the common conspiracy treasure talk we have in Europe about lost Nazi gold.  Wink ... might be good for a movie  Wink

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« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2006, 08:17:22 pm »
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If it wasnt discovered the gold. maybe a good chance it was washed farther down the mountain good to dream i guess

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« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2008, 11:29:18 am »
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I want parts of the wreck..the steering wheels..throtals ect!!!

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