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WW1 Bomb Detonated At RAF Cranwell

Operations at the base have returned to normal after a 16-pound bomb was discovered.

WATCH: The ordnance was made safe by the RAF Wittering EOD team.

Flying operations at RAF Cranwell have returned to normal after a World War One bomb was discovered near the base's runway.

A 16-pound device was discovered during routine works at the Lincolnshire base.

A bomb disposal team from RAF Wittering carried out a controlled explosion to make the device safe.

The station has now returned to normal.

RAF Cranwell bomb
No. 5131 (BD) Squadron RAF were deployed to dispose of the bomb (Picture: RAF).