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Douglas A-1 Skyraider

Location: Malta (35.7984° N 14.5344° E).

About the plane:

This historic military aircraft, standing 96 meters deep off the coast of Malta, is a remarkably well-preserved relic of the past. Despite decades underwater, the Skyraider retains much of its original structure. The airplane’s hull, though covered in marine sediment and small organisms, remains remarkably intact. The streamlined fuselage shape and distinctive wing lines are still recognizable, making this object especially valuable for historical research and divers.

Historical notes:

Developed for the U.S. Navy during World War II, the Skyraider was a single-seat, propeller-driven attack aircraft renowned for its versatility and reliability.


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