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Photos: German bomber lifted from English Channel

Updated 1456 GMT (2256 HKT) June 15, 2013
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The wreck of the German World War II Dornier Do-17 plane is transported on a barge to a harbor near Ramsgate, England, on Tuesday, June 11. The bomber was shot down during the Battle of Britain in 1940. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
A German Luftwaffe Dornier 17 bomber is seen in flight in this undated World War II-era archive photo provided by the Royal Air Force Museum. Trustees of the Royal Air Force Museum/reuters/LANDOV
The aircraft is lifted from the English Channel off the coast of Kent. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Seawater-damaged engine parts and propellers of the aircraft sit on a salvage barge. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
The aircraft is lifted from the waters of the English Channel. It was first spotted on the floor of the channel by divers in 2008. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
The plane will go on display at the Royal Air Force Museum in London. Iain Duncan//reuters/Trustees of the Royal Air Force Museum /LANDOV
The cockpit of the aircraft is seen after it was raised by the salvage crew. Iain Duncan//reuters/Trustees of the Royal Air Force Museum /LANDOV
Salvage workers inspect the bomber after it was lifted from the water. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images