One of the last flyable PBY Catalinas was lost by Hollyweird…
This apparently occurred of the Florida coast during the filming of the USS INDIANAPOLIS movie last year, but very few knew about it, or at least published anything about it…
And to add insult to injury, apparently the movie sucks too. Article, HERE.
The survivors of the USS INDIANAPOLIS deserve better than this.
This was one of the worst Naval disasters of WWII for the US. Some of the stories are HERE.
The USS INDIANAPOLIS was found in 2017 by Paul Allen’s RV Petrel, HERE. So at least the survivors and families of those lost finally have some closure.