Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Already two years history enthusiasts try to rescue pieces of evidence and remains from the WW2 plane crash. It crashed into swamps which makes it much harder to access it. This year they got advanced and found a pilot body, one of the two.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

They found his personal belongings including the driver license which helped to identify the pilot.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

The WW2 parachute raised from the swamp – in an almost perfect condition.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pilot’s hat spent 76 years in a swamp.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

His medical bag.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

And a bag with papers and a map.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

This is an actual place where they make their discoveries – a hole in the ground in the swamp.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Both his hats – the red star still is holding, the threads didn’t decay.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pieces of his DB-3 plane.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Piece of a plane’s dashboard.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pilot’s driving license.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

More pieces of the plane.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pilot’s jumpsuit.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Here is his driving license, he could drive motorcycles only. His name was Alexandr Osidntsev you can even see a piece of his photo.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pilot’s watches.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

This is how the plane looked like.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

As you can see it’s a pretty “dirty” work.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

This things were raised from 5 meter deep inside of a swamp.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

A “death id” every pilot carried. He didn’t bother filling it.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pieces of a plane.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

A parachute, was made in December 1940.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Red flag was found in the pilot’s cabin.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Also his fur boots and “socks”.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

This emblem is holding on the hat since 76 years later.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

This was a leather mask protecting pilots face from wind and cold.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Landing gear.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Piece of a map – still can read names of the local villages.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

“Leutenant Senior” was pilots rank.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Medical bag – has a piece of orange medical harness – still intact and preserved its color.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Iodine tincture  – even it’s paper packaging is still intact.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pieces of a dashboard.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

“A commander’s book”.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Personal belongings of the pilot.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

That red flag.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Pilot’s ID is a very rare occasion to be found intact.

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]

Hope you liked the story!

9 thoughts on “Rescuing World War II Plane Spent 76 Years in Swamps, Well Preserved [photos]”

  1. Great job guys, and a very exciting story. The Marsh land freeze time because its lack of oxygen, time stands still Down there.

  2. The pictures are not DB-3 pictures, but IL-4, his successor
    His former name was DB-3F but called IL-4 (which is is final name) in 1942

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