ISLAND OF VIS, Croatia (WFLA/NBC) – Footage released by the Croatian Defense Ministry on Monday showed divers sifting through the wreckage of a US bomber.
The Tulsamerican crashed in the Adriatic Sea in 1944.
Divers discovered human bones near the wreckage.
Croatia’s State TV said the discovery was made at the site of the last B-24 liberator bomber last week, near the Island of Vis.
The wreckage was discovered in 2010 after a 17-year search. Three people were killed in the 1944 crash.
An effort is underway to recover pieces of the wreckage to Tulsa to display at the Air and Space Museum.
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