Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset

Published: April 12, 2008
Exclusive online video: Wartime bomb exploded on Stert Island

Saturday April 12th: The big explosion occurred at 11.42am. Our video includes footage from Burnham seafront and the official safety boat.

Friday April 11th: This video shows the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal team at work with the huge wartime bomb on Stert Island during Friday afternoon.

Thursday April 10th: This video shows the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal team being taken out to Stert Island by the crew of Burnham's Spirit Of Lelaina hovercraft to investigate a huge World War II bomb uncovered in the mud on Stert Island. Full story...


Photos of the bomb explosion
Bomb disposal team flown to Stert at first light
Planned detonation of bomb is postponed
Lifeboats called out to help bomb disposal team

First photo of Stert Island bomb up close
Bomb found on Stert Island - hovercrafts help with work
Burnham-On-Sea Coastguard Web site
Burnham-On-Sea RNLI Web site
Burnham-On-Sea Hovercraft Web site


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