Monday, December 19, 2022

"The story of how SR-71 Blackbird #61-7974 was recovered and buried at sea"

Long write-up with lots of photos:
“The remains of SR-71 #974 were buried at sea with full military honors. The occasion occurred at 1157 hours on Christmas Eve of 1989. The coordinates given placed it several hundred miles from Okinawa. The final resting place was in 25,597 feet of water, in an area known as the Mariana Trench.”