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Looking back past the amputated propeller hub, we see severely contorted blades. It seems the landing was made with power on. (Jakub Perka/BNPS)

World War II fighter plane found in Sahara

Some time in 1942, a lone Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk crash landed into the Western Desert in Egypt. It wasn't found until March 2012 by an oil exploration team.