31 May '17, 8pm

Lost and found: missing World War II B-25 Bombers discovered in waters off Papau New Guinea

More than 70 years ago, several World War II B-25 bombers went down over the waters near present-day Papua New Guinea. Project Recover, established in 2012 with help from the Office of Naval Research, is a team of marine scientists, archaeologists and volunteers who use advanced technology and historical research to locate aircraft and their crew who have been missing in action since World War II. According to a news release , in early 2017 with a search area spanning almost 10 square kilometers, Project Recover located two missing aircrafts, both B-25 bombers. Perhaps the most famous aircraft of the war, the B-25 bomber performed a range of assignments — most notably, the Doolittle raid over Tokyo — but also for routine missions such as bombing, photo reconnaissance, and submarine patrols. One of aircraft discovered was on a mission bombing an airfield when they were hit ...

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/lost-and-found-miss...

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