Wreckage of the U.S. Navy TBM-1C Avenger located by Project RECOVER off Palau. (CREDITS: Eric Terrill (Scripps) / Mark Moline (UD))

Downed TBM-1C Avenger missing since July 1944 now located

An TBM-1C Avenger missing since July 1944 was recently located in the waters surrounding the Pacific Island nation of Palau by Project RECOVER. The remnants of a U.S. TBM-1C Avenger were located this month, it was scattered among the lagoon waters and coral reefs which are surrounding Palau’s island chain. Dozens of U.S. aircraft and remains …

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