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WWII bomber found in county field
Remains of the bomber
The bomber was dug up with MoD permission
The remains of a World War II bomber have been excavated after 10 years of searching by a team of enthusiasts.

The Bristol Blenheim Bomber, which crashed on a training mission 65 years ago, has been recovered from a field in Pawlett, Somerset.

It is hoped that the best of what has been excavated from the site will eventually be put on display at the aviation museum in Kemble, Gloucs.

Permission was sought from the Ministry of Defence before the dig.

The Blenheim was built in Bristol and used mainly in the early days of the war.




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