No Spitfires buried in Burma
Published on January 18th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks0
Mr Cundall has spent over a decade and more than £130,000 of his own money working to track down the aircraft, after being told by a group of U.S. veterans they were buried there at the end of the Second World War.
Mr Cundall was due to give a valedictory press conference on Sunday to announce the planes had been unearthed. But the event has been cancelled after the dig hit a glitch. The team stumbled across infrastructure which controls the airports communications, forcing them to down tools.
The team of archaeologists are now awaiting more sophisticated underground search equipment in the hope it will help them distinguish between disused World War Two aircraft and 21st Century technical equipment.[Full story] Story: Simon Tomlinson, Sam Adams, Alex Ward, Ian Drury, Daily Mail | Photo: Andrew Chat, Wargaming.net