A 16-strong team uncovered over half a ton of the wreckage buried in specially dug pits. The engine was missing and despite finding an airman’s boot no bodies of the crew were found.
A plane belonging to Poland's Enter Air made an emergency landing in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Saturday due to engine problems, a Polish government official wrote on Twitter.
A Covid-19-positive British citizen has been detained at the Lodz airport after trying to fly out of the country on a doctored coronavirus test certificate.
In 2019, specialists managed to locate the crash site of the WWII US Airforce Flying Fortress in Jordanów Śląski where they have now discovered human remains thought to belong to the aircrew.
The Spitfire BM597 served with the 315 (City of Dęblin) squadron and the 317 (City of Wilno) squadron, part of the Polish Air Force under the command of the Royal Air Force from RAF Woodvale in Southport, the plane’s home of operations, but served mainly in the North-West from a base in Blackpool, the home of the Polish Airforce during WWII.
Another plane carrying evacuees from Kabul is on its way to Warsaw, the deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.
An aircraft carrying 80 Poles and their Afghan colleagues evacuated from Kabul landed in Warsaw late on Wednesday night.
An aircraft carrying Poles and their Afghani colleagues evacuated from Kabul has taken off from Uzbekistan, according to Flightradar24 data, and should land in Warsaw around 22.25 Polish time.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said: "We have evacuated Poles, people cooperating with us, from Kabul and Afghanistan to Uzbekistan.” He added: “A Dreamliner is flying from Poland to Afghanistan to transport the first 50 people to the country."
Poland is closely monitoring the situation in Afghanistan and the first plane will soon head to Afghanistan to evacuate people who require care, the prime minister announced on Facebook on Monday.