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Members of the Great Fen Archaeology Group and other Jigsaw metal detectorists have been assisting Oxford Archaeology archaeologists this week in the excavation of a Spitfire in the Great Fen. Jo Richards and Jemima Woolverton, Jigsaw's Community Archaeologists, have also been on site to work with these volunteers and assist in the excavation. Volunteers have been metal detecting around the crash site (identified by earlier geophysical survey and metal detecting) to recover aircraft debris and build up a picture of how the aircraft crashed. Each find is given a number and its position marked by GPS. They are also metal detecting the spoilheaps generated by the main excavation to recover further artefacts. Finds so far include scraps of aluminium and ammunition. For further updates, keep an eye on the Oxford Archaeology website.