Skua found in Norway

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  1. v2

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    On April 25 the world's only near-complete Blackburn Skua was rediscovered in Trondheim Fjord, Norway. The aircraft has been at the bottom of the fjord since June 13, 1940, when Lt-Cdr John Casson, who was leading the doomed raid on the German battle cruiser Scharnhorst, ditched the damaged dive-bomber.

    Operation Skua Norway
     
  2. Gnomey

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    Very cool, I hope the restore it fully as it is the only one.
     
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    Well, that doubles the world's population of Skuas.
    The only one in a museum is as a wreck in the FAA museum at Yeovilton.
     
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    Very cool, I too hope they restore her and put her in a museum.
     
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