Absolutely fascinating article about the above with some incredible photographs and from CNN:
What is so remarkable is the practically pristine shape the plane is in considering it crashed in the desert in 1942. But the story is also chilling. There is evidence that Sgt. Dennis Copping, the 24 year old pilot of the craft, survived the crash landing. He no doubt perished some time later, a victim of the extreme desert heat.
The video presented below can be found on Huffington Post’s article regarding this same story (which itself can be found here):
As I said before, absolutely fascinating stuff!