Saturday, August 30, 2008

WWII Pilot's body found in trees on Kokoda Track

A VICTORIAN police officer taking photographs of exotic plants on Papua New Guinea's Kokoda Track has discovered what is thought to be the remains of a World War II pilot.

The officer captured the moss-covered skeleton of what could prove to be an airman lost during heavy fighting nearly 70 years ago, hanging from metal cabling on a tree.

More here. 28/8/08 2:40pm

Update: Picture on Brisbane ABC Drive site.

Update II: More news about this discovery.

1 comment:

Kaboom said...

Rest in peace, warrior - whatever side you were on.