Plane crashes are always devastating and heartbreaking. But as the years pass by, the wrecks of these planes live on to tell a story. You must have visited many historical monuments and natural beauties but have you ever considered making a trip to see the plane wrecks that have been lying for decades and attract a great number of tourists. From being operated by drug lords to having been crashed in the forests during the World War, there are these beautiful plane wrecks that tell great stories about the past. Read on to find out where they are located and what is the history behind them.
The Medellín Cartel’s Plane Crash, Norman Cay in the Bahamas
Norman’s Cay is a quiet island in The Bahamas and is known for its sinister past. You might be familiar with the name of the drug lord Pablo Escobar. In the 1980s, Escobar founded the infamous Columbian drug cartel, Medellín Cartel. Another co-founder of the cartel Carlos Lehdar took over the island and used it as a base to smuggle drugs to the US. This barely submerged skeleton of Curtiss C-46 Commando plane. The plane was being used to transport drugs when it crashed into the sea.