A 12 member patrol team of the Indian Army on March 30 discovered the wreckage of a World War II vintage US Air Force aircraft in Roing district of Arunachal Pradesh, th army informed on Thursday.
As per the statement released by the Indian Army, the patrol team located the aircraft debris covered by thick undergrowth and buried under five feet of snow.
"Troops from Indian Army discovered the wreckage of a World War II vintage US Air Force aircraft in Roing district of Arunachal Pradesh. The 12-member patrol successfully carried out an arduous task on 30 Mar 2019," Army said in a tweet.
According to the information received by the police from the local trekkers of Lower Dibang district in the state, a special patrol of Army was sent to locate the debris in a remote location, 30 kms from Roing.
In order to collect the wreckages, the patrol team moved cross the country for 30 kilometers in thick jungles and snow covered areas for eight days. The area had seldom been ventured by anyone in the past and is even obscured from air due to thick foliage. The discovery of the vintage aircraft and other warlike stores will definitely lead to revelation of some historical inputs .
Fought from 1939 to 1945, the World War 11 finally ended with Japan surrendering after United States of America (US) threw two nuclear attacks on two of its cities - Hiroshima and Nagasaki.