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Unbelievable Underwater Graveyard Of WWII Aircraft Is A Heaven For Sea Divers And Photographers

Beandi Mueller, an underwater photographer from Cameron, Wisconsin has released a series of incredible photographs of more than 150 lost World War II aeroplanes. The site is 130-feet under the Pacific Ocean around five miles from Roi-Namur in the Marshall Islands.

The site is famous by the name of 'Airplane Graveyard'. Have a look!

 

 

Unbelievable Underwater Graveyard Of WWII Aircraft Is A Heaven For Sea Divers And Photographers

Unbelievable Underwater Graveyard Of WWII Aircraft Is A Heaven For Sea Divers And Photographers

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Sitting in the sand are aircraft including Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers, B-25 Mitchells, F4U Corsairs, TBF/TBM Avengers, Curtiss C-46 Commandos, Helldivers and F4F Wildcats.

Sitting in the sand are aircraft including Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers, B-25 Mitchells, F4U Corsairs, TBF/TBM Avengers, Curtiss C-46 Commandos, Helldivers and F4F Wildcats.

These aircraft were dumped into the Pacific Ocean after the Pacific Campaign of WWII ended in 1945.

These aircraft were dumped into the Pacific Ocean after the Pacific Campaign of WWII ended in 1945.

The seabed site is also known as the Underwater Graveyard and has been a beloved diving site of explorer sea divers.

The seabed site is also known as the Underwater Graveyard and has been a beloved diving site of explorer sea divers.

Hundreds of magnificent blue and yellow fish swim around the wing of a B-25 Mitchell, a twin-engined medium bomber.

Hundreds of magnificent blue and yellow fish swim around the wing of a B-25 Mitchell, a twin-engined medium bomber.

The aircraft were discovered in the isolated seabed near the Marshall Islands chain (shown in red circle). The site is five miles off the coast of Roi-Namur.

The aircraft were discovered in the isolated seabed near the Marshall Islands chain (shown in red circle). The site is five miles off the coast of Roi-Namur.

Brandi Mueller took time off from her coastguard job to teach diving. It was then when she came across the incredible graveyard.

Brandi Mueller took time off from her coastguard job to teach diving. It was then when she came across the incredible graveyard.

She told an International newspaper: 'For me, diving on airplanes, especially World War Two airplanes is really unique. Diving on shipwrecks seems normal, you expect ships to have sunk. But seeing planes underwater is strange, planes don't belong in the water, they belong in the sky, so it feel weird to dive on them.'

She told an International newspaper: ‘For me, diving on airplanes, especially World War Two airplanes is really unique. Diving on shipwrecks seems normal, you expect ships to have sunk. But seeing planes underwater is strange, planes don't belong in the water, they belong in the sky, so it feel weird to dive on them.’

This site isn't the crash point of any of these planes. They were discarded and then dumped there because it was too expensive to transport them back to the US from Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Island.

This site isn’t the crash point of any of these planes. They were discarded and then dumped there because it was too expensive to transport them back to the US from Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Island.

The Douglas SBD Dauntless played an influential role in the US victory over their Japanese enemy in the Pacific.

The Douglas SBD Dauntless played an influential role in the US victory over their Japanese enemy in the Pacific.

A lionfish swims in front of a dumped plane.

A lionfish swims in front of a dumped plane.

The cockpit of this plane is covered in coral as hundreds of fishes pass by.

The cockpit of this plane is covered in coral as hundreds of fishes pass by.

According to Mueller, 'They should have flown more, lived longer, but they were sunk in perfect condition.'

According to Mueller, 'They should have flown more, lived longer, but they were sunk in perfect condition.'

The amount of coral grown on the plane bodies show that these aircraft haven't been touched from a very long time.

The amount of coral grown on the plane bodies show that these aircraft haven't been touched from a very long time.

A scuba diver clicks pictures of the dumped aircraft while another probably clicking a selfie using a selfie stick.

A scuba diver clicks pictures of the dumped aircraft while another probably clicking a selfie using a selfie stick.

The find includes historic American aircraft including a B-25 Mitchells, which has remained almost intact in the past five decades.

The find includes historic American aircraft including a B-25 Mitchells, which has remained almost intact in the past five decades.

Some planes weren't fortunate enough and were destroyed before reaching the seabed.

Some planes weren't fortunate enough and were destroyed before reaching the seabed.

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