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Originally published March 25, 2010 at 11:37 PM | Page modified March 25, 2010 at 11:41 PM

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WWII-era plane wreckage found near Oregon coast

A joint news release sent Thursday by the Navy, Tillamook County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police says there is the possibility of human remains at the site near Rockaway Beach.

Authorities say loggers discovered the wreckage of a World War II-era plane in the woods near the Oregon coast.

A joint news release sent Thursday by the Navy, Tillamook County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police says there is the possibility of human remains at the site near Rockaway Beach.

The plane has been identified as a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver.

Naval Air Station Tillamook, decommissioned in 1948, was based 20 miles southeast of the crash site.

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