Wreck Ju 88/188 found in Baltic Sea.

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  1. v2

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    Polish crew hydrographic ship "Arctowski" during the test sonar bottom (Klein 3900) of the Baltic Sea, came across an interesting find. The researchers were able to locate the wreck of the aircraft - bomber ( Ju88? ), dating from World War II.


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4Bz7fe0pdI!
     
  2. vikingBerserker

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    That is so cool, thanks for posting!
     
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    Interesting. Judging by the lighting it seems to be relatively shallow. I does look like an 88.
     
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    In theory, there's a possibility of raise and restore it as far as the airframe structure is concerned?
     
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    Did'nt see the tail section on any of the scans, wonder if it's anywhere near?
     
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    Great stuff Dominik! Obviously I can't be certain, but from the remains, and the wing plan in particular, I'm guessing a Ju88A-5 or A-4 maybe?
     
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    Looks pretty well deteriorated...

    The passage of time has not been kind to these wrecks being found recently :(

    Great find though, thanks for posting the video! :thumbleft:
     
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    Great find Dominik! I'm also thinking Ju 88A-4/5. Not a 188 in any case.
     
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