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Last surviving German bomber lifted off bottom of the Channel

Publié par Clifford Armion le 06/11/2013

Sam Marsden

The RAF Museum salvage team had previously been hampered by strong winds, but a window of good weather allowed them to winch the only surviving Dornier Do 17 bomber from the sea bed.
Covered in rust and barnacles, with its propellers broken off, the aircraft was pulled to a barge at about 6.30pm.
The team tried to lift the plane on June 2, but bad weather thwarted the attempt within 40 minutes of success when an increase in winds made the sea too choppy to complete the operation.
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"Last surviving German bomber lifted off bottom of the Channel", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2013. Consulté le 19/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/last-surviving-german-bomber-lifted-off-bottom-of-the-channel