A plane that crashed into Lake Michigan during training near Waukegan in 1944 is seeing sunlight once again.
The FM-2 "Wildcat" Fighter was recovered on Friday during an operation sponsored by the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. The group hopes to eventually display the plane, which went down due to engine failure, in the Chicago area.
Over 17,000 pilots trained over Lake Michigan during World War II.
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