An-2 sunken aircraft lifting operation ended, one body recovered
Saturday, June 6, 2015
The lifting of the An-2 plane that crashed in the Baltic Sea in mid May was ended on Friday night, and the body of one of the pilots was recovered, Algimantas Raščius, director general of the state company Oro Navigacija (Air Navigation), told BNS.
The An-2 plane, which crashed and sank in the Baltic Sea in mid-May, will be lifted up from the bottom of the sea for divers to be able to inspect it, Lithuanian Transport and Communications Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius said on Wednesday, adding that there are currently no plans to salvage the aircraft.
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