Graham Scott of Wessex ArchaeologyCoastal & Marine, gave a talk on the Junkers 88 T discovered during dredging work for the new London Gateway Port to a packed public meeting at Southend Museum during their Thames Archaeology Day.

A number of important finds recovered from the World War II aircraft to visitors to the event including a Luftwaffe first aid kit found amongst the wreckage. This could have been used for makeshift operations – with a hacksaw!

To see an x-ray photograph of the complete kit – pop along to

http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/blogs/news/2014/11/20/german-bomber-flies-thames