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AIR-2: Wing

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HURL Artifact No. AIR-2 *Denotes approximations and speculations
Name: Unknown Lost: Unknown
Artifact Type: Aircraft Wing Found: 21-Sep-2000
Nationality: *USA Dive No: PV-443
Class or Make: Unknown Location: Defensive Sea Area
Model: Unknown Depth (m): 377m
Purpose: Unknown HURL crew: Kerby, Holloway
Serial Number: Unknown Additional Dives: PV-444
Built/Launched: Unknown
Length: *20'
Width: *6' 6"
Height: *12"
Circumstance of Loss: *Intentionally Disposed Crew Personnel/Position: Unknown
Reason of Loss: Unknown Crew Survivals/Fatalities: Unknown
Artifact History: Unknown
Artifact Condition: Port side wing laying flat on bottom. Strut or portion of it underneath. Deteriorates more towards the end with a number of holes. End is square off and probably extends further and may round off at the tip.
Additional Information: Wing appears to have been dismantled as opposed to having come off in crash.