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Remains of WWII Lancaster bomber recovered in Holland

  • Video report by ITV News' Kate Hemingway

The grandsons of a pilot who was killed flying a Lancaster Bomber over the Netherlands in World War Two, have been able to pay tribute to him thanks to a team of archaeologists.

The pair, who live in Newmarket and Essex, visited workers who are retrieving parts of the plane from the bottom of a Dutch waterway.

The aircraft was en route to a bombing raid in Germany when it was shot down.

Work to uncover the plane's wreckage has involved building a dam and draining parts of the waterway.


Six people released after Newmarket double stabbing

Both victims are thought to be from London. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Six people arrested in connection with two stabbings in Newmarket have now all been released from police custody pending further enquiries.

Officers were called at 12.15am on Tuesday 22 August, to reports that two people had been assaulted in Green Road.

A teenage boy suffered a single puncture wound to his back and a man in his 20s suffered a head injury and slash wounds to his back and leg.

They were taken to hospital and have since been discharged after receiving treatment for their injuries.

Following initial police enquiries, four men and two women were arrested in connection with this incident.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses.

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