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Capernwray sinks a new diver attraction – a twin-engined airplane

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Capernwray Dive Centre is always adding to its wide range of purpose-sunk diver attractions, and the latest to join the fray is a twin-engine private airplane.

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Donated by Chris Tomlinson via his work, the plane was cleaned, prepared and then sunk last month, and is already drawing in divers wanting to see the new ‘guest’.

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For those that know the site, the airplane is now situated in approximately 14m on top of the container, alongside the ‘oil rig’. The helicopter that was in-situ has been relocated elsewhere in the quarry.

www.dive-site.co.uk

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Photo credit: Graham Lawton and Richie Binks

Mark Evans
Mark Evans
Scuba Diver's Editor-in-Chief Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. 30-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
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