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Grave of American WW2 pilot discovered in Magadan

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Grave of American WW2 pilot discovered in Magadan


04.10.2017

Johannes Rohr/wikimedia.orgUnusual finding was discovered in Magadan, RIA Novosti informs. An unknown grave was found in one of the residential districts next to the living block at Armyanskaya Street.

As per the regional management of the Investigation Committee, there is information that this might be a burial place of the American pilot who died during the World War II. He delivered warplanes to the Soviet Union from abroad on the lend-lease terms and died in carrying out his assignment. The crash had happened over the bridge where he was later buried.

At present, law enforcement officers are investigating the case circumstances and trying to find out an identity of the dead pilot.

Unfortunately, there are no items that would indicate who exactly is buried here. The remains were dug out and sent for the expertise.

In case the information that this man is a military pilot is confirmed, they plan to rebury him at the Memorial Avenue of the Military Glory at one of the city cemeteries.

The investigation committee addressed everybody to help finding out the events of that period.

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