Associated Press, Published June 17 2013
Minot Air Force Base airman dies in canoe mishapMINOT, N.D. — An airman with the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base died in a canoeing accident over the weekend.
Base officials say Tech Sgt. Jason Mower died Saturday when the canoe he was in overturned on Lake Metigoshe. Another airman in the canoe surfaced but Mower did not. His body was recovered Sunday morning.
Mower had been in the Air Force for 11 years and had been stationed at the Minot base since 2010. He was originally from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota.
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