Fragments of the plane which has faced a glacier in Iceland thawed 76 years later

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The plane which has frozen in a glacier thawed in Iceland 76 years later. Crash of the aircraft happened on September 17, 1944. The American B-17 Flying Fortress bomber flied to England. Crash happened after plane refueling at the airport Keflavik. The aircraft crashed into a glacier because of non-flying weather, transfers the 360 channel. All crew members survived. Onboard there were 10 people. The bomber failed during soft snow, then there was a fire in a compartment to engines. The plane lost one wing. Pilots could not transport the broken aircraft. Fragments later froze years in a glacier...

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