It was a warm and sunny day in December when five
Avengers departed Ft. Lauderdale NAS eastbound
never to be seen again. What happened to them?
Could it have happened something like this?
RESOURCES7 December 1945 Board Of Investigation Complete Text
The organized overwater navigation training flight assigned to Flight 19
(1) depart 26 degrees 03 minutes north and 80 degrees 07 minutes west
"26 degrees 03 minutes north and 80 degrees 07 minutes west"Fact #13.
On 5 December 1945, it was Ft. Lauderdale NAS.
I wonder what's there now, and is this a good camera angle?
Unaccounted for since about 1900R, 5 December 1945
TIME 1611R 5 December 1945
At approximately 1800R, 5 December 1945, an approximate HF/DF fix
Extensive search operations by surface craft and aircraft from