Propeller hub and blade of the P-40K Warhawk found at Midway Atoll. (Credits: Kelly Gleason/NOAA)

WWII Fighter P40k Warhawk discovered in Midway Atoll

Maritime archaeologists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service discovered the remains of a sunken World War II era P-40K Warhawk fighter aircraft while doing research in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument aboard NOAA Ship Hi‘ialakai in August. The wreckage was found in about 25 feet of water …

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