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B-17G Flying Fortress off the Coast of Vis, Croatia

New York Post


This is the epic wreck of a B-17G Flying Fortress, a US Bomber that crashed during WWII in the sea off the coast of Vis, Croatia. And the story behind its discovery is incredible...

Seen along with the wreck is Steve Jones, a British photographer who swam down 230ft and found the remains of the US army air force pilot who sacrificed himself so his crew could escape...

Second Lieutenant Ernest Vienneau vanished on November 6, 1944 after being hit by anti-aircraft guns. Vienneau was classified as "lost at sea" for decades before Jones discovered him. This led to Ernest's family finally learning the truth.