Searching for WWII wreckage

Divers prepare to plunge into Santa Monica Bay, where Gertrude Tompkins is believed to have crashed her fighter plane. She was en route to Arizona to deliver the new P-51D Mustang when she disappeared Oct. 26, 1944.
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( Al Seib / Los Angeles Times / October 7, 2009 )

Divers prepare to plunge into Santa Monica Bay, where Gertrude Tompkins is believed to have crashed her fighter plane. She was en route to Arizona to deliver the new P-51D Mustang when she disappeared Oct. 26, 1944.

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