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by oceanexploration
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Downed Short Stirling recently found
Replies: 10
Views: 5461

Re: Downed Short Stirling recently found

Hi Alan, I am also surprised they were able to come out and say it is likely PK225 based on the little that we saw. I honestly was skeptical when they came out and said it was a Stirling. I have found numerous wrecked aircraft and all were very difficult to identify what type of aircraft it was. I h...
by oceanexploration
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Downed Short Stirling recently found
Replies: 10
Views: 5461

Re: Downed Short Stirling recently found

Impressive James! Thanks for sharing. According to the Norwegian historians, right or wrong, it is a Stirling Mk. IV PK225 (5G-Q) which disappeared during supply drop operation ‘Stirrup 8’. Stirrup 8 was the code name for supply drops to the Norwegian resistance in South West Norway. Short Stirling ...
by oceanexploration
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Downed Short Stirling recently found
Replies: 10
Views: 5461

Re: Downed Short Stirling recently found

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by oceanexploration
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Downed Short Stirling recently found
Replies: 10
Views: 5461

Downed Short Stirling recently found

Hello all, I am new here. The reason why I am here is I wanted to share with you the following story. You heard it here first. This will be in the news in the coming weeks. Towards the end of the Second World War, a British Short Stirling heavy bomber en route to drop supplies to Norwegian resistanc...