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Spitfires buried in Burma during war to be returned to UKTwenty iconic Spitfire aircraft buried in Burma during the Second World War are to be repatriated to Britain after an intervention by David Cameron. “They were just buried there in transport crates,” Mr Cundall said. “They were waxed, wrapped in greased paper and their joints tarred. They will be in near perfect condition.” (www.telegraph.co.uk) More...
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I hope "Discovery Channel" or BBC do a documentary on this.
Simply astonishing! I wish them Godspeed and anxiously await photos of this expedition!!
Right? Would love to see these babies fly. Wondering if we have some B-17s, Mustangs or some Hueys packed away anywhere.
There are reputed to be a collection of US Wartime aircraft buried at an old Wartime RAF Station called Fradley Airport near Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK.
TALLY - HO
What an amazing find! A true treasure trove of aviation history! Good luck!