Florida museum to raise rare plane from ocean floor

03/10/2011 | AVweb

The National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, Fla., plans to raise a rare plane from beneath the sea. The TBD Devastator was lost during World War II off the coast of San Diego, and the museum needs to raise about $300,000 to recover the aircraft. "There are no aircraft on display anywhere to honor those brave men who did their duty," said Capt. Ed Ellis, in charge of aircraft restorations for the museum. "Nobody thought to save any of those airplanes."

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