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The light of day shone on a World War II fighter plane Friday for the first time in almost 68 years, when crews recovered the crashed aircraft from the waters of Lake Michigan. On Dec. 28, 1944, a FM-2 "Wildcat" Fighter aircraft crashed and sank during a ...
NBC News · 12/8/2012
Almost 68 years after a failed training mission left it at the bottom of Lake Michigan, crews pulled a World War II fighter plane from Waukegan Harbor on Friday morning — the first leg of a journey that could land it in a Glenview naval museum.
Chicago Tribune · ByJonathan Bullington · 12/9/2012
WAUKEGAN, Ill., June 20 (UPI) -- A dive bomber removed from the depths of Lake Michigan once flew missions during World War II, an official from a Hawaiian museum says. Kenneth DeHoff, executive director of Hawaii's Pacific Aviation Museum, said the ...
United Press International · 6/20/2009
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Some of the heroes of World War II trained right in our ... aviators who could take off and land on aircraft carriers. To give them a place to train the Navy converted passenger boats on Lake Michigan. The film "Heroes on Deck -- World ...
WWMT · 2/1/2016
Lake Michigan
As a World War II-era fighter plane was gingerly lifted out of Lake Michigan on Monday morning, the crowd gathered at Waukegan Harbor marveled at the aircraft's condition. Although under water since a 1943 training crash, the F4U-1 Corsair was remarkably ...
Daily Herald · ByRussell Lissau · 11/8/2010
After resting for nearly 70 years on the floor of Lake Michigan, a World War II-era plane is back on dry land. The Glenview Naval Air Station at the time was used to train pilots on landing on aircraft carriers. Johnson's was among the nearly 200 fighter ...
NBC Chicago · 11/9/2010
WAUKEGAN (CBS) — After spending almost 70 years submerged in Lake Michigan, salvage experts pulled an old World War II fighter plane out of the water on Friday. The FM-2 “Wildcat” went into the lake off the end of an aircraft carrier in Waukegan ...
CBS Chicago · 12/7/2012
A plane from World War II was pulled from Lake Michigan near Waukegan on Friday. The plane was an SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber, used for training. Joseph Lokites was the pilot of the plane, who apparently made a mistake when switching fuel tanks. He …
Chicagoist · 4/26/2009
TRAVERSE CITY, MI -- Loose lips sink ships. The familiar mantra was prevalent around Northern Michigan in the early 1940s, when a pair of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers ... secret naval training on Lake Michigan during World War II. Wetzel's research is ...
MLive · ByGarret Ellison · 2/19/2015
CNN joins A&T Recovery as they capture dramatic underwater video of a World War II bomber in Lake Michigan.
CNN · 6/19/2014