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Posted on Thursday 26th April

A Polish team have discovered a crashed P-40 Kittyhawk in the Western Desert in Egypt, near Wadi al-Jadid.

The P-40 is believed to have been one from 260 Squadron, involved in the First Battle of Alamein – 70 years ago this summer.

According to reports, the Kittyhawk appears to have made a crash landing but the pilot is believed to have survived the crash. The aircraft is remarkably well-preserved. The ammunition has been removed by the Egyptian Army.

For photographs of the crash site, click here.

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