World War II dive bomber found in lake Michigan to be restored in Pensacola

WWII fighter plane


A WWII-era fighter plane is brought to land from Lake Michigan at Waukegan Harbor, Friday, April 24, 2009, in Waukegan, Ill.

A group of undersea treasure hunters and Great Lakes salvage experts have retrieved the plane 60-plus years after it fell off a training aircraft carrier and into the water some 50 miles off shore from Chicago.The plane will be restored and displayed at the WWII Museum in New Orleans.

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