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Old 3 January 2012, 18:47
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Navy WW2 Helldiver Aircraft found off Jupiter FL

Looks like that have a Navy Helldiver aircraft 200ft down off the coast of Jupiter, FL.

Video included.

http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news..._205967-1.html
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Old 3 January 2012, 20:28
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Thanks for sharing that video, it would be really cool if it can be recovered. There is only one Helldiver flying around with the CAF. It would be awesome, if another one could be in the future. Still, at the very least, perhaps any surviving family members, for any crew who may have perished in that Helldiver could have closure.
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Old 3 January 2012, 21:37
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Here is a thread on a spearfishing website started by the guy that found it. Pictures throughout. http://www.spearboard.com/showthread.php?t=138092
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Hello All,
I know you hear this line often but I do know the divers that found the Hell Diver. One is my dive instructor Jim "F". I asked Jim if the Navy was going to allow them to name it if it became an offical dive site. He said No and right now even though they have let the Navy know about the aircraft the Navy is not really moving forward on finding out who may be in that aircraft and where it came from. Overall it is a really great discovery and I do hope the Navy moves forward to give those family members of the crew final closer.

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Gonna have to check it out next time I'm back down in FL.
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Bolo61,
Several of my dive friends are diving it now. They say its a really awesome dive. Too deep for me since I am only AOW. Enjoy.

Have a great Florida Dive Day!
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Old 12 March 2012, 11:16
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Be interesting to see it retrieved and displayed for all if not a gravesite...
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