Wirr-away she goes: Success for plane salvagers

RISE: The CAC Wirraway emerged from Lake Corangamite last week, for the first time since 1950. PHOTO: Jonn Stewart

Professional salvage diver Rod Knights and a dedicated team of volunteer aviation buffs lifted the fuselage of a CAC Wirraway aircraft to shore on the weekend, after the plane had laid in Lake Corangamite since crashing there in 1950.

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