Buried WWII Spitfires to return to the UK
Published on April 23rd, 2012 | by Admin0
He said the Spitfires, of which there are only around 35 flying left in the world, were shipped to Burma and then transported by rail to the British RAF base during the war.
However, advances in technology and the emergence of more agile jets meant they were never used and officials abandoned them shortly before the end of the conflict.
Story: Victoria Ward and Rowena Mason, The Telegraph | Photo: Corbis