Salvaging An-2 plane is too expensive, Lithuanian transport minister says

Lifting the An-2 airplane from its crash site at the bottom of the Baltic Sea is too expensive, says Lithuania's Transport and Communication Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius, adding he would suggest at the government's meeting on Tuesday to leave the airplane on the seafloor.
Rimantas Sinkevičius
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