VENICE, FL - A P-47 Thunderbolt, that crashed shortly after take off during a 1943 training mission, has been found.
The amazing discovery is serving as a reminder of the role that Venice played in helping the U.S. emerge victorious in World War II.
The pilot, who survived, had taken off from the Venice Army Air Field, an important proving ground for young combat pilots.
How was the plane discovered all these years later? 7 South Newsroom Reporter Josh Taylor will bring you more on that, and how the city helped win the war.