Operation to lift sunken aircraft in the Kerch Strait. The team of divers of the "Savior Demidov"

Melnikov, Ilya Sergeevich
The operation for lifting sunken aircraft in the Kerch Strait The team of divers of the ASS "Rescuer Demidov": [photo] / Photo I Melnikova, Fertoing Ltd - Electronic data (1 file: 2 MB) -Kerchen Strait, 2016 -
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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 were found, wounded and wrecked in 1 943 g 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 Fertoing LLC the operation to lift the aircraft was started. The expedition was attended by: a multifunctional salvage rescue ship "Rescuer Demidov", marine engineers and diving specialists from St. Petersburg, military historians, search engines and journalists The mission of the expedition included the survey 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 at the bottom of the Kerch Strait. Raised on August 17 2015 g. Shot on November 1, 1943, the crew was killed: pilot - junior sergeant Udarov Alexander Petrovich, born in 1918, native of the village of Pervomaiskaya, Checheno-Ingush ASSR, shooter - junior sergeant Ka Linkin Petr Pavlovich, born in 1924, native of the village of Sergievka, Umet district, Tambov region. After restoration work, the stormtrooper was transferred as an exhibit to the patriotic military culture and recreation center of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Patriot. Work on lifting the remaining aircraft was carried out in April and May 2016 The divers managed to raise three more IL-2 attack aircraft In one of the stormtroopers the remains of the crew were found. The participants of the underwater expedition together with representatives of the regional search association "Podvig" established or the names of the crew members of the stormtroopers found: 1) Il-2 aircraft, raised on April 14, 2016 Shot on December 2, 1943, the crew was killed: pilot - junior lieutenant Eduard Valentin Petrovich, shooter - junior sergeant Silin Vladimir Yakovlevich, born in 1925, native of the village Krupiha of the Zaikovsky district of the Sverdlovsk region; 2) Il-2 aircraft, raised on June 15, 2016Shot on November 28, 1943 Crew: pilot - Myshko Evgeny Kirillovich, jumped with a parachute, died of wounds in the village Vyshesteblevskaya 02121943 g, shooter - no data; 3) Il-2 aircraft, raised June 17, 2016 Shot on December 5, 1943, the crew was killed: pilot - junior sergeant Sedov Ivan Mikhailovich, born in 1903, native of the village of Stremka, Vadsky district, Kirov region, shooter - Red Army man Friedman Boris Natanovich, 1923 Born in the city of Kiev Raised aircraft, after carrying out research and restoration work, will take places in the expositions of Russian museums dedicated to the Great Patriotic War
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) - Photograph 2 "Rescuer Demidov", multifunctional rescue vessel - Photos 3 Territory (collection) 4 Memory of the Great Victory (collection) 5 Great Patriotic War - Perpetuation of memory - 1941 - 1945 - Photographs 6 Military search works - Photographs 7 Documentary photographs
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