Thua Thien-Hue removes wartime aircraft from Lang Co Beach

Military Headquarter in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have taken several parts of an old aircraft from Lang Co Beach, Phu Loc District on April 26.

Many parts of the aircraft are removed from Lang Co Beach in Thua Thien-Hue Province on April 26 (Photo: SGGP)

The aircraft was used by French troops during the Vietnam War.

Local citizens found the aircraft in 2010. It is now removed from the beach to ensure safety for tourists during the Lang Co Bay Festival which will take place in the end of May.
Many parts of the plane were found intact three to six meters under the sand. The plane is estimated to be 12 meters long.

The remaining parts of the aircraft will be removed from the beach on April 27.

By staff writers – Translated by Hai Mien

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