Publishing a series of images from the dives to their social media, Baltictech’s pictures have left fans of history staggered. Hauntingly entwined in thick sheets of netting, much of the wreck has been almost timelessly preserved.
MPs from the main opposition party Civic Platform (PO) have said they will notify the prosecutor's office about possible neglect of duty by the Polish prime minister as regards his alleged failure to inform the public about the wreckage of a Russian missile found in north-central Poland.
The American plane is known to have been shot down on October 7th, 1944, whilst on a mission to destroy a synthetic gasoline factory in the town of Police.
Though the exact figure remains unknown, it is thought that anything between 40,000 tons to 100,000 tons of potential pollutants could lie at the bottom of the Baltic, including mines, barrels of chemical waste, and bombs.
Mateusz Morawiecki has criticised Russia for not returning the wreckage and black boxes of the TU-154M plane that crashed in Smolensk in 2010, killing all 96 on board, including the then Polish president Lech Kaczyński and his wife.
A group of MEPs have written to the president of the European Commission demanding urgent action to neutralise unexploded chemical and conventional weapons lying on the bed of the Baltic Sea.
Dating from the early 20th century, and resting at the bottom of Morskie Oko, the Syrena has been pictured for the first time since sinking.
Practically untouched for decades, the wreck contains items ranging from military vehicles to porcelain, as well as many mysterious boxes with unknown contents, which are already capturing people’s imagination.
Identified by specialist divers as a U-649, the U-boat was a training sub and was assigned to the 5th training flotilla in Kiel, which trained crews in theory, practice with weapons and tactics, including hunting in ‘wolfpack’ formation.
The Foreign Ministry has forwarded a diplomatic note to the Russian embassy calling for the immediate return of the wreckage of the Polish government airplane that crashed in Smolensk, western Russia, ten years ago.
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