Fishing For A Mystery
He was hoping to spot dinner but fisherman Cory Fladeboe instead may have served up the solution to a 46-year-old mystery. Fladeboe was fishing for walleye on Green Lake in Minnesota when he got frustrated with his poor luck. He stuck his underwater camera over the side, hoping to see where he should be casting his line. Instead, the wreck of a high-wing airplane filled the screen. Officials believe it might be an Army Cessna L-19 Birddog that went down in the lake on Oct. 15, 1958. The body of National Guard pilot Capt. Richard Carey, of Willmar, Minn., was found in the lake about two weeks after the crash but the aircraft was never recovered. Divers have since taken photos of the silt-covered wreck and all the numbers are being sent to the military for a positive ID. The plane may eventually be hauled up and put on display in a local museum.