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Downed World War II Aircraft Missing for 72 Years Located in Pacific Islands
Smithsgold - 6/06/2016 5:02 PM
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Downed World War II Aircraft Missing for 72 Years Located in Pacific Islands

scripps.ucsd.edu/news/downed-world-war-ii-aircraft-m...ands-project-recover

An American aircraft, a TBM-1C Avenger, missing since July 1944 was recently located in the waters surrounding the Pacific Island nation of Palau by Project RECOVER—a collaborative effort to combine the most advanced oceanographic technology with advanced archival research methods to locate aircraft and associated Americans missing in action (MIA) since World War II.