A Burmese newspaper says members of the New York-based Explorers Club have found what they believe is the wreckage of a U.S. aircraft shot down in northern Burma during World War II.
The Myanmar Times reported Monday the U.S. explorers, identified as Brenda Davidson, Nancy Nenow and Don Morley, found the wreckage last month in the jungle.
The newspaper says the wreckage contained the plane's pumps, generator and landing gear, but not the fuselage, which could have identified the type of aircraft. The group took pictures of the plane because it was too heavy to carry.
The explorers say they heard rumors of the plane from tribesmen on previous trips to the military-run country.
Scores of Allied planes are believed to have crashed in northern Burma during the World War Two while flying supplies from India to China.
Information for this report is provided by ap, afp and VOA burmese service