WWII Dornier Do-17 bomber raised from sea bed

Published on June 12th, 2013 | by Admin

Screen Shot 2013-06-11 at 10.12.59 AM

Screen Shot 2013-06-11 at 10.12.59 AM

A German WWII bomber has been raised from the sea bed at the bottom of the English Channel after being shot down more than 70 years ago. [Thx to Chulian for the link!]

The Dornier Do-17 aircraft was shot down off the Kent coast more than 70 years ago during the Battle of Britain.

Believed to be the only intact example of its kind in the world, it has lain in 50ft (15m) of water on the Goodwin Sands.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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