An American P-40 fighter aircraft from World War II was lifted from the bottom of the Kerch Strait, 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) from the Taman coast, drone footage shot on Friday showed. The craft was discovered by team working on the Kerch Strait Bridge.
The aircraft, which weighs more than 3,500 kilograms (7,716 pounds) and is believed to have been shot down during the 1943 Kerch-Eltigen operation, was raised using special equipment by the builders and engineers of the bridge.
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Russia: Drone captures WWII aircraft being lifted from bottom of Kerch Strait