The Daily Mail is reporting a remarkable discovery in the shifting sands of the Sahara desert.
[...] A Second World War plane crashed by a British pilot in the Sahara, before he walked off to his death, has been found frozen in time 70 years later.
Unseen and untouched, the Kittyhawk P-40 has been described as an aviation 'time capsule' after it was found almost perfectly preserved in the sands of the western desert in Egypt.
After coming down in June 1942, the pilot is thought to have survived the crash and initially used his parachute for shelter before making a desperate and futile attempt to reach civilisation by walking out of the desert. [...]
Follow the link above for the full story and excellent photos of the Kittyhawk P-40 in question. I guarantee you will be enthralled by this story and the voluminous photos accompanying the article.
A hat tip to my old high school pal, Paul Shoener, for sending this article along to me.