Salvaged plane at RAF Cosford

The only surviving German Second World War Dornier bomber which was raised from the English Channel where it has laid since the Battle of Britain has arrived at RAF Cosford for restoration.

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Conservation underway at RAF Cosford on salvaged German bomber

Work has begun to conserve a Second World War German aircraft which has been lifted from the seabed off the coast of Kent.

The wreckage of the world's last surviving Dornier Do-17 medium bomber was salvaged from the English Channel after 73 years.

It is now at the RAF Museum Cosford. The remaining parts have been moved into two hydration tunnels where they will be sprayed with a mixture of water and citric acid to remove a build up of material from the sea. The process could take more than a year.

Keith Wilkinson reports.

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