Team aims to find site of missing Tuskegee Airman's plane
May 14, 2017
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Unless they're named Indiana and wear a fedora, archaeologists typically don't attempt to solve historical mysteries in a single summer.
But that's exactly what University of New Orleans archaeologist D. Ryan Gray is hoping to do this summer when he leads a team of students and others to southern Austria, to investigate a site where they believe one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen went down near the end of World War II.
The site, close to the Italian border and the Austrian town of Villach, is near the last reported sighting of Capt. Lawrence Dickson, a pilot with the 332n...