THAMESIDE AVIATION MUSEUM
COALHOUSE FORT, EAST TILBURY, ESSEX.
THE HOME OF AVIATION ARCHAEOLOGY IN ESSEX
385th BG 350th BS B.17 Flying Fortress Dig Pictures
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