Remains of lost WWII Lancaster Bomber crew found in Germany

Published on September 25th, 2012 | by Admin


The remains of five missing airmen have been found inside the wreckage of a Lancaster Bomber which crashed during a raid in WWII.

The discovery was made following the work of a team of German historians. Volunteers spent hours digging a muddy field looking for the RAF crew after the witness guided them to the site near Frankfurt.

A Rolls Royce engine and landing gear of the Lancaster bomber was found followed by ‘hundreds’ of fragments of human bones in what would have been the cockpit.

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Story: The Telegraph | Photo: BNPS

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