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"Heaven Can Wait"

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Eleven fewer MIAs.

The decades-long wait to find the wreckage of a World War II-era aircraft and remains of its 11 crew members came to an end on Saturday for a group of families gathered in Minnesota.

The B-24 bomber named "Heaven Can Wait” with 11 crew members on board was shot down on March 11, 1944 while on a bombing mission in Papua New Guinea. The wreckage of the plane sat in 200 feet of water for decades until it was discovered last fall by a team with Project Recover.

As part of a celebration of the discovery and to thank the people behind the search efforts, family members of the crew members met at a high school in Victoria, Minn., on Saturday.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/remains-...war-ii-era-plane-recovered-from-pacific-ocean

Pilot 1st Lt Herbert G. Tennyson, O-745216 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Sedgwick County, KS
Co-Pilot
2nd Lt Michael J. McFadden, Jr., O-806878 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Sarben, NE
Bombardier
2nd Lt Thomas V. Kelly Jr., O-752864 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Livermore, CA
Navigator
2nd Lt Donald W. Sheppick, O-808158 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Washington County, PA
Engineer
T/Sgt Edward Gorvetzian, 32618088 320th BS (MIA / KIA) New York, NY
Radio
T/Sgt Eugene J. Darrigan, 32662082 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Wappingers Falls, NY
Gunner
T/Sgt Walter W. Graves, 17129162 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Parsons, KS
Gunner S/Sgt Donald W. Burd, 12162694 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Somerset County, NJ
Gunner S/Sgt Eugene A. Reinhardt, 35671016 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Hamilton County, OH
Gunner S/Sgt Paul W. Martin, 37181162 320th BS (MIA / KIA) Glenwood, MO
Photographer S/Sgt John W. Emmer Jr., 37021765 319th BS (MIA / KIA) Minneapolis, MN
https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/42-41216.html

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