The raising of fighter P-40 from the bottom of the Kerch Strait showed in the video
MOSCOW, may 1 — RIA Novosti. The information center “Crimean bridge” has posted a video of the raising of fighter P-40 U.S. production during the great Patriotic war in the area of construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait.
The aircraft was discovered six kilometers from the Taman shore.
Most likely, the plane was hit during the Kerch-Eltigen operation in 1943.
The fuselage weighing more than 3.5 tonnes lifted by means of special equipment. The fighter was in good condition, most likely it will be posted on-site 29-1 coastal batteries Kerch fortified sector of coastal defense of the black sea Fleet of the USSR.