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My Aruba Scuba Vacation 


  Here are a few pictures from my Dives while I was on vacation.  While Diving in the Great deep ocean We came upon a strange and Mysterious shape under the waves.
As we drew closer and closer the shape resolved itself into the sunken wreck of a DC-3 aircraft.  The rudder and Elevators on the tail were eerily swaying in the current as if someone was still at the controls trying vainly to fly the plane before crashing into the warm tropical waters just short of the Isle of Aruba and sinking to the briny deep where we happened upon it.
We are able to enter the forward portion of the aircraft via the large opening on the side you see in these  pictures and swim thru the length of the Aircraft exiting past the open door of the lavatory in the rear.  Even as we look into the cockpit we see the controls of the airplane thru the broken out windows, yet no one is at the controls..  At least no one visible to our party of divers.
As we swim on we come upon the wreck of a smaller plane.  This plane was not as lucky as the larger one...  It is largely broken up and there is not much left beyond an engine and landing gear....

 

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