A British museum has recovered a German bomber that had been shot down over the English Channel in World War II. The German Dornier Do 17 aircraft came down in 1940, during the Battle of Britain.
June 10, 2013A German Dornier Do 17 bomber aircraft that crashed into the English Channel during World War II is raised by a salvage crew off the coast of Deal, in southeast England. The bomber was lifted by a crew working with the Royal Air Force Museum; it had spent more than 70 years on the Goodwin Sands seabed. The plane was shot down Aug. 26, 1940, during the Battle of Britain Iain Duncan/Trustees of the Royal Air Force Museum via Reuters