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385th BG 350th BS B.17 Flying Fortress Dig Pictures

 

 

The Excavation Pictures, Nuttys Farm, West Horndon Essex. 27th August 1978
 

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Early morning views of the crash location,   and as the excavation begins

As the excavation gets underway the topsoil is removed all eyes looking for finds

 

Finds start to appear  around 1metre below ground.  Look carefully and you will notice the main wheel tyre

Robin Hill, Tom Hains, Bryan Hymas and Colin Wingrave.           A view of the excavation about 2metre depth

Roger Pickett  and Brian Hymas hold up one of the .5 calibre machine guns.

 

 

 

 

 

Colin Wingrave with more .5 Browning Machine Guns

 

 

 

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