Here you can
watch the movie of our Ил-2 recovery from Lake Balaton in 1999 near
Balatonkenese. The plane belonged to the 17th Air Army, 10 ШАК, 136
ШАД, 715 ШАП and was lost on December 14, 1944. Engine number was
259059. The cockpit was empty, the plane is now on display at the
Szolnok Aircraft Museum, Hungary:
Hello Everyone, the good news is that with Linnet’s generous help
we were able to identify the plane of л-т Маркоч Юрий Харлампиевич
(№35725) who was lost on December 11, 1944 over Pusztamiske, Hungary.
His plane number was 18867106, engine number 2510107. Number 67106 was
found and nicely restored on a wooden board. The Hungarian team was
searching for the remains of an American B-24 Liberator, but finally
found this IL-2.