Sturmovik IL-2 pilot AP Udarov, raised from the bottom of the Kerch Strait. After the restoration work (St. Petersburg, 2015)

Melnikov, Ilya Sergeevich
Sturmovik IL-2 pilot A P Udarov, raised from the bottom of the Kerch Strait After the restoration work (St. Petersburg, 2015): [photo] / Photo I Melnikova, Fertoing Ltd. - Electronic data (1 file: 1.7 MB) -Saint Petersburg, 2015 -
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During the construction of the bridge across the Kerch Strait, an archaeological survey of the bottom was made, as a result of which Four Il-2 attack aircraft, wounded and injured their wreck in 1943 in the course of the Kerch-Eltigen landing operation of the Red Army. In 2015-2016, the joint underwater exploratory expedition of the Kronstadt Maritime Museum, the regional search association Podvig (Gelendzhik), the Azov-Black Sea Branch of the Morspasluzhba Rosmorrechflot FBU and LLC "Fertoing" was started operation to lift aircraft. The expedition was attended by: a multifunctional rescue vessel "Rescuer Demidov", marine engineers and diving specialists from St. Petersburg, military historians, a search engine and the journalists The mission of the expedition included the inspection and safe recovery of the detected aircraft, the establishment of the names of their crews and the possible reburial of the found remains of the dead pilots. The expedition was conducted in several stages. In April 2015, the first Il-2 attack aircraft with the remains of the crew was found on the bottom of the Kerch Strait August 17, 2015 Shot on November 1, 1943, the crew was killed: pilot - Junior Sergeant Udarov Alexander Petrovich, born in 1918, native of the village of Pervomayskaya, the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, shooter - Sergeant Kalinkin, Pyotr Pavlovich, born in 1924, native of the village of Sergievka, Umet district, Tambov region. After the restoration work, the attack aircraft was transferred as an exhibit to the military and patriotic park of culture and recreation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation "Patriot"
I Underwater exploratory expedition in the Kerch Strait (2015-2016) II "Fertoing", Limited Liability Company (St. Petersburg) 1 Underwater exploratory expedition in the Kerch Strait (2015-2016) - Photographs 2 Territory (collection) 3 Memory about the Great Victory (collection) 4 Great Patriotic War - Perpetuation of memory - 1941 - 1945 - Photos 5 Military search works - Photos 6 Il-2, attack aircraft - Photos 7 Documentary photos
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