Operation to lift sunken aircraft in the Kerch Strait. Implementation of the work of raising the attack aircraft on the deck of ...

Melnikov, Ilya Sergeevich
Operation to lift sunken aircraft in the Kerch Strait Work on lifting the attack aircraft on the deck of ACC "Rescuer Demidov" [2]: [photo] / Photo I Melnikova, Ltd. "Fertoing" - Electronic data (1 file: 1.5 MB) - Kerch Strait, 2016 -
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During the construction works of the bridge across the Kerch Strait, an archaeological survey of the bottom was carried out, which resulted in the discovery of four aircraft -turmovik Il-2, crashed and crashed in 1943 during 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 FBU Morspasluzhba Rosmorrechflot and "Fertoying" Ltd., an operation was started to lift the aircraft. The expedition was attended by: a multifunctional salvage rescue ship "Rescuer Demidov", marine engineers and diving specialists from St. Petersburg, military historians, searchers 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 was discovered on the bottom of the Kerch Strait remains of crew Raised on August 17, 2015 Shot on November 1, 1943, crew died: pilot - junior sergeant Alexander Petrovich Udarov, born in 1918, native of the village of Pervomayskaya, Checheno-Ingushsko ASSR, shooter - junior sergeant Kalinkin Peter 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 military patriotic park of culture and recreation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Patriot. Work on lifting the rest found aircraft took place in April and May 2016. Divers managed to raise three more IL-2 attack aircraft. One of the stormtroopers discovered the remains of the crew. Participants of the underwater expedition together with representatives of the regional search The crew of the newly found Stormtroopers installed the names of the crew members of the assault planes 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, 1925 gborn, a native of Krupiha village, Zaikovsky District, Sverdlovsk Region; 2) IL-2, raised June 15, 2016 Shot 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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