A British-led excavation team hunting for dozens of rare Spitfires in Myanmar said Wednesday they were confident about recovering the World War II-era planes after finding a crate buried in the ground.
Project leader David Cundall stands in front of a Spitfire at the Imperial War Museum in London on November 28, 2012. The excavation team hunting for World War II-era Spitfires in Myanmar said Wednesday they were confident about recovering the planes after finding a crate buried in the ground.
Project leader David Cundall, who has compared the rumoured hoard to the 1922 discovery of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun's tomb, said a box found in the Kachin state capital Myitkyina appeared to contain man-made objects.
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