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An American World War II aircraft that crashed

The wreck of a rare American fighter plane which crashed during World War II remains hidden under the sand of a Gwynedd beach. The Lockheed P-38F Lightning was found near Harlech six years ago after being covered by sand for more than 65 years. Its pilot, USAF Lt Robert Elliott, walked away unscathed after the plane’s engines cut out during …

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