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World War II-era US plane found buried in mud in Thailand

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Thai Air Force officials excavate the wreckage of a U.S. World War II combat aircraft, a P-51D Mustang, in Pathum Thani province on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand on June 9.

Reuters reports:

The plane was shot down during World War II as it was dropping bombs at a military camp in Don Muang in then Japanese-allied Thailand. The owner of the land recently discovered the wreckage and alerted officials who plan to display the remains in the Thai Air Force museum in Bangkok.

The plane, a P-51D Mustang, was uncovered on the outskirts of Bangkok. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.