Further to the above. Finally after sixty-nine years, work has begun to recover this Lancaster and crew from the crash site.
A privately organised dig was undertook with the permission of one of the two landowners who farm the crash site.
Two bodies were recovered at the time of the crash-but remain unidentified. The remaining bodies are still in the wreckage. The recovery team were led to the crash site by a local man who witnessed the actual crash.
FRTHER DETAILS AND COVERAGE OF THE RECOVERY CAN BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITES OF THE FOLLOWING NEWSPAPERS: Daily Express, The Times, Daily Mirror & The Telegraph or by a general search-engine search.
IMAGES OF THE RECOVERY BELOW SUPPLIED BY DOMINIC HOWARD-49 SQN ASSOCIATION.