Further attempts to raise World War Two plane

 Underwater side scan of a twin-engined Dornier 17 German bomber discovered on a sandbank off Dea
Underwater side scan of a twin-engined Dornier 17 German bomber discovered on a sandbank off Dea Credit: Wessex Archaeology

Marine archaeologists will attempt to raise a the only surviving German Second World War Dornier Do 17 bomber from the English Channel later.

Bad weather has hindered attempts over the past week to raise the fuselage from the waters at Goodwin Sands, off the Kent coast.

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German bomber to be conserved

The only surviving German Second World War Dornier bomber has been raised from its watery grave in the English Channel.