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T. M. 'Pat' Reid

Pat Reid was an engineer, and later a pilot, who left the Ontario Provincial Air Service in 1927 to work in western Canada. In 1928, in one Northern Aerial Mineral Exploration's Loening Air Yachts, Pat became the first to fly around the shorelines of Hudson and James Bay. He was awarded the McKee Trophy in 1942/43 for "outstanding pioneer flights which greatly helped to promote aviation in Canada." After World War II he joined Imperial Oil and, while in their service, was killed in a collision between a Royal Canadian Air Force Harvard and a Trans-Canada Airlines Douglas DC-4M.

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