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Stop watch returns home

Stopwatch returns home after 71 years   Last weekend we had the visit of Simon and Catherine, they are family of P/O J Houlston who died in the crash of Halifax HR839. It was a very emotional day I took … Continue reading

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New topics in the recovery section

Update 03/2014 http://www.planehunters.be/lancaster-me846/ http://www.planehunters.be/halifax-jd261/ http://www.planehunters.be/halifax-mz623/ http://www.planehunters.be/stirling-bk810/ http://www.planehunters.be/messerschmitt-109g-14/  

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Gloster Meteor EG-76

Gloster Meteor EG-76 MN-B 350Sqn. Belgian Air Force 20/01/1955 Training accident Normally we don’t investigate post war crash site’s. But this one started out as a research project for a Halifax. Local metal detector enthusiasts believe to had had found … Continue reading

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Newspaper article Z6569

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70th Anniversary of the Dambusters

Excellent pictures and video. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2325460/Dambusters-Back-began-lone-Lancaster-marks-70-years-audacious-Dambusters-raid.html Regards Benny

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RAF casualty reports to be released

Very good news for researchers involving the airwar.At last the casualty reports are going to be released,see article in the pdf file RAF casuality reports Regards Benny

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Thema avond Sqn Ldr “Teddy” Blenkinsop

Niet te missen,met vele mooie stukken van de Lancaster opgravingen Mvg Benny

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51 Sqn. reunion

Just like every year the Planehunters will attend the reunion at the memorial garden in May This year the ceremony will be held on the 19th of May at the Memorial garden at Snaith airfield. If the weather is fine there will be a fly … Continue reading

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B-24 flap turned in to shed and found in 2012

We found a flap of a B-24 (probable 42-50673),one side is in good condition. It is now in the Planehunter collection were it will be restored and put on display in one of the upcomming exhibitions  Benny try to figure … Continue reading

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Discovery Channel

On June 15 we had a filmcrew from Discovery Channel Canada over here. They will make a documentary of the work that we do.We filmed on the crash site of Lancaster ND700. It was a very nice expirience https://skydrive.live.com/?sc=photos&cid=affae4cfa0d105dd#cid=AFFAE4CFA0D105DD&id=AFFAE4CFA0D105DD%214134&sc=photos Regards Benny

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