Friday, May 4, 2012

Owner of Tsunami swept Harley-Davidson to Canada found

The owner has been found of a Harley-Davidson that drifted to Canada after being swept out to sea in the 2011 Japanese tsunami.
Tsunami swept Harley Davidson found in Canada [L] - Owner Yokoyama in Japan [R]
Details from the motorcycle's licence plate helped to locate Ikuo Yokoyama.
According to CBC News, Mr Yokoyama lost his home and three family members in the tsunami.

The shop that sold the motorcycle to Mr Yokoyama is now hoping to ship the Harley-Davidson back to Japan and restore it.
The motorcycle is among the first items in a wave of debris heading to the west coast of North America. Most of the debris is expected to arrive in 2013.

Read more: BBC News


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