Wreckage of lost World War II bomber discovered in the North Sea

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Wreckage of lost World War II bomber discovered in the North Sea

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Post by Sniper1946 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:38 am

Engineers working on a sub-sea power link have found what is believed to be the wreckage of a World War II Royal Air Force bomber off the coast of Norway.

The engineers were conducting surveys of the seabed as part of the North Sea Link project to build a power cable between the U.K. and Norway when they found the plane wreckage. The discovery off the Norwegian city of Stavanger may help solve a decades-old mystery.

Experts consulted by the North Sea Link program identified the wreck as an RAF Short Stirling heavy bomber, which played a key role in delivering supplies from Britain to Norwegian resistance fighters during the war.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2017/08/ ... h-sea.html
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