About the Book
Andy Marocco is an Aviation Historian who founded AeroQuest.org, a dedicated volunteer group of individuals, who are interested in the investigation of military aircraft wrecks. In 2015, Mr. Marocco successfully identified and solved the mystery of a WWII TBM Avenger that was found in 1989 in the Everglades. Mr. Marocco is also on staff at the NAS Ft. Lauderdale Museum, as a special projects coordinator. Currently he is working on Project Mariner, a search for the PBM-5 Mariner (Training-49) that was dispatched form NAS Banana River on the evening of December 5, 1945 to look for FLIGHT 19. The PBM Mariner also vanished mysteriously the same day as FLIGHT 19 and was never heard from again either. Mr. Marocco and his volunteer team are currently going on expeditions to the last known location of where the PBM Mariner was believed to have disappeared and are mapping the sea floor with side scan sonar.