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P-40 Kitty Hawk, recovered near Sinjavino Russia

Article about: Senior Lieutenant Philipp Costenko's aircraft was shot under the Ivanovsiye Porogi, Februar 23, 1943 year. When his squad escorted a squad of bombers. Over 60 years his aircraft with body wa

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    Senior Lieutenant Philipp Costenko's aircraft was shot under the Ivanovsiye Porogi, Februar 23, 1943 year. When his squad escorted a squad of bombers.
    Over 60 years his aircraft with body was covered with bog's mud in the depth of 7 meters. The body and documents well preserved in that deepnes
    Here is the video link http://warrelics.eu/video/nahodka1.wmv
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    awesome find! are there still rounds in that magazine?

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    question:what happened to the body of the pilot? made him the funeral of the case?

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    The artifacts are in an exceptionally good state of preservation. The pilot's Tokarev 213 looks just about in usable condition!

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