Rare "Great Escape" Spitfire recovered in Norway

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Rare "Great Escape" Spitfire recovered in Norway

Post by awal2049 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:20 am

A rare PRU (Photographic Reconnaissance Unit) Spitfire was discovered in the mountains of Norway almost completely intact. The movie The Great Escape details the events of its pilot's encounter with the Luftwaffe. It has been returned to the UK, where it will be restored to flying condition. You can read about the PRU missions and the discovery of the plane here:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 46841.html

BBC4 will air a Digging for Britain episode about its restoration Wed. November 28.

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