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From the Corpus newspaper website:


CORPUS CHRISTI — The wreckage of a Navy T-34C Turbomentor, missing since Oct. 28, was found Sunday about 1.5 miles off Matagorda Island.
The cause of the crash still is being investigated.
Navy officials on Monday said they are unable to raise the wreckage from the 40 feet of water in which it was found until diving conditions improve. Dive operations are expected to resume today, said Lt. Brett Dawson, a spokesman for the Chief of Naval Air Training.
Because of near zero visibility, divers could not determine if Lt. John Joseph Houston’s body was on the aircraft, Dawson added.
Houston of Houston and Lt. Bret Travis Miller of East Troy, Wisc., left Naval Air Station Corpus Christi on a routine training mission Oct. 28 in the area of Rockport-Aransas County Airport. The pilots lost communication with the base tower and a search-and-rescue effort began soon after.
Miller’s body was found Oct. 30 about 11 miles north of Port Aransas. Navy officials on Nov. 7 changed Houston’s status from missing to deceased.
The pilots and the aircraft are assigned to Training Squadron 28 of Training Air Wing 4 based out of the Corpus Christi base. The squadron convened an aviation mishap board that is conducting the investigation.
 

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Unaccounted for and under water doesn't last long in the Navy. Kudos to them for locating the wreck. The families need some closure on this one and this should provide it. Our prayers go out to the families.
 

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I'm happy the family has some closure and will keep them in our prayers. They were brave young men..
 

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Unaccounted for and under water doesn't last long in the Navy. Kudos to them for locating the wreck. The families need some closure on this one and this should provide it. Our prayers go out to the families.
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