Setback in search for WW2 Spitfires lost in jungle after archaeologists say the planes were never taken to Burma in the first place

Setback in search for WW2 Spitfires lost in jungle after archaeologists say the planes were never taken to Burma in the first place Archeologists spent nearly two weeks trying to find 37 unused spitfires in the jungle They were thought to have been delivered to Mingaladon, no Yangon international AirportIt now isn't clear if they were ever sent to the country By Jaymi Mccann PUBLISHED: 02:00 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 16 February 2013 A hunt for dozens of Second World War Spitfires thought to have been buried in the Burmese jungle has proved fruitless.

Spitfire is half the plane it used to be as Imperial War Museum prepares Battle of Britain plane for transfer

Go-wing somewhere Spitfire is half the plane it used to be as Imperial War Museum prepares Battle of Britain aircraft for transfer WWII plane set for IWM in Duxford, Cambs while London branch undergoes major revamp | UPDATED: 01:46 GMT, 13 December 2012 A spitfire stands forlorn as a wing is removed from its fuselage. But far from heading for the scrapheap, this Mk 1 plane, which flew in the Battle of Britain, is in safe hands.