January 11, 2012

Submerged Plane, Bahamas

Photograph by Bjorn Moerman, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

While island hopping around the Bahamas in a Cessna C172 aircraft, I made this aerial of a Curtiss C-46 that ditched on November 15, 1980. It crashed while it was on a drug smuggling mission for the Colombian Medellín drug cartel and lies in shallow water east of the Norman's Cay airport in the Exumas, Bahamas. My preflight Internet research paid off!

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)


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