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The carcass of a plane from the RAF, fell in 1944, found in England

"Ever so many people do not have much owed by so many to so few", it is as well as Winston Churchill paid tribute to the courageous airmen of the Royal Air Force on 20 August 1940 after their exploits in the face of Luftwaffe after the Battle of France. The history never stops, and last weekend two walkers English have found, by chance while they left their dog, the remains of the carcass of a hunter.

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According to the Grimsby Telegraph, the aircraft is a Bristol Beaufighter of RAF, who would have crashed shortly after take-off from North Coates in Lincolnshire in April 1944, a few weeks before the operation Overlord on 6 June 1944. This military airfield has been one of the strategic foundations are the most important, from 1942 to 1945, during the Second world War.

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one of The walkers, Graham Olden, as delighted as surprised of his find history told the local newspaper: "I walk regularly on the beach for at least 30 years and oddly enough I had never seen anything."

The coast guard aware of the historical significance of this discovery have asked people to stop walking around the wreckage as the tide, important in the region, may make the site dangerous.

Dump an aircraft Beaufighter for the RAF in 1941 Leemage

Graham Olden, who took numerous photographs of the aircraft including photos of the dashboard, almost intact, now wants to entrust to experts of the history of the Royal Air Force.

A fighter plane specializes in the actions of night

According to the website specialized in Bomber County Aviation Resource, this aircraft, of the fleet of the 254th squadron would have had an engine failure during a training flight and would have been forced to pose as the disaster on the beach, and fortunately, the two crew members would have survived this accident mechanical without any injury.
The Beaufighter twin-engine aircraft was used as a fighter plane specializes in the actions of the night, directed against the warships of the Kriegsmarine, German. Therefore, he was also one of the key assets of the RAF during another great battle of the Second world War, the Battle of the Atlantic.

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