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The Royal Australian Air Force has confirmed that aircraft wreckage found in waters south of Cairns in far north Queensland was plane that fought in World War Two. She is of RAAF Number 11 Squadron Catalina A24-25 that crashed on 28 February 1943, killing all 11...read more

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In July 2012, NOAA marine debris divers from the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (PIFSC-CRED) discovered a sunken aircraft in the lagoon within Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, part of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National...read more

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 Lieutenant) August 25, 2016

On September 14, 1944, during WWII a PB2Y-3 Coronado’ nicknamed 'Gunga Din' was practicing landings at Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands in the Pacific near the seaplane base at Ebeye Island, when the plane crashed and broke in half directly behind the wing. 

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By April 1945, the German front in the west had disintegrated and in the east the Red Army had encircled Berlin. Despite its belated use of advanced turbojet and rocket propelled aircraft for the destruction of Allied bombers fleets, the Luftwaffe was...read more

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July 1948, a B-29 Superfortress zips over the remote waters of Lake Mead. It’s a secret test mission for a missile guidance system. Except there's a problem: the pilots misjudge the altitude. The massive bomber plunges into the lake. The crew survives, but the plane is lost.

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The Lancaster Mk III heavy bomber ED450 (EA-G) crashed on the breakwater in Plymouth Sound on 13th February 1943. ED 450 was from 49 Squadron based at Fiskerton in Lincolnshire and had just returned from a raid on the U-boat pens at Lorient in France. All the crew were killed. the remains of...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 06, 2016

In this dive highlight from October 31, 2011, watch as the Nautilus crew finds a WWII Italian airplane in the Strait of Sicily off the coast of the volcanic island, Pantelleria. This airplane is a Macchi C.202 Folgore. 

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This video is a short summary of the discovery, the diving and the salvage of the German fighter Messerschmitt Bf109 G-2/R6 “Yellow 3” that made an emergency landing on the sea close to Nærøy on the 24th of March 1943. It was recovered 2010 from a depth of 67 meter. The recovery was performed...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 26, 2015

Thanks to Dustin Adamson from OceanShutter.com, all of us can enjoy with these awesome images of the famous "Betty Bomber" wreck dive in Truk Lagoon. It is one of the must see dive sites when visiting Chuuk. Having been...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 25, 2015

Tony Graves, a famed British aviation archaeologist, who has unearthed dozens of warplanes in his native England, believes he's located the wreckage of a downed WWII British Short Stirling LJ850 Bomber lost in France on June 18, 1944. This plane had set out from the UK on a crucial mission. ...read more

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