This WWII Plane Lay Frozen In Time For 72 Years – But Then A Heatwave Uncovered Its Secrets

It’s August 2018, and Europe has been sweltering in an unusually severe heatwave. And high in the Swiss Alps, the Gauli Glacier has been receding as a result of the high temperatures. As the glacier melts, however, it reveals evidence of a dramatic incident that occurred more than 70 years previously. You see, at this very spot in November 1946, an American C-53 Skytrooper plane smashed into the side of a mountain.