Activists of the Aviapoisk search association found crash sites in the Far East for two aircraft crashed in 1943 and 1972. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the Eastern Military District.
So, the place of the fall of the Soviet high-speed bomber SB, which crashed in 1943, was established during a search operation near Lake Bologn, Khabarovsk Territory. “The plane crashed as a result of a collision with another aircraft of the same type,” it was informed.
The crew of the discovered aircraft – three people – were killed. In addition, elements of parachute systems and pilots’ clothes were found. At the crash site, activists installed a commemorative plaque.
The second aircraft, the IL-28R front-line bomber, was discovered in the Olginsky district of Primorye. According to preliminary information, the plane crash occurred in 1972. The exact information about the crew and the circumstances of the crash is still being clarified.
Earlier, the US military discovered new fragments of the remains of victims of a plane crash in the mid-20th century in Alaska. The C-124 Globemaster military plane flying from Washington state to Alaska crashed into Mount Gannett near the city of Anchorage on November 22, 1952. The accident killed 41 passengers and 11 crew members.
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