A shot down MiG-3 plane and the remains of a pilot were found near St. Petersburg (15 photos)

A plane from the times of the Great Patriotic War and the remains of a pilot were discovered near St. Petersburg. The find was made on April 27 during the inspection of the site for construction. The downed plane was Mig-3, which took part in air battles over Pulkovo and Krasniy Selo in 1941. Also, personal belongings, weapons and documents of the pilot were discovered, which enabled him to establish his identity. The pilot was a senior lieutenant Vasily Petrovich Bukhreev, who was born in Moscow in 1914. source From here

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