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Heliopause
04-29-2012, 04:30 PM
.....just noticed it on zee German forum.

http://politiken.dk/newsinenglish/ECE1605691/heinkel-he-219-found-in-denmark/

http://www.dr.dk/Nyheder/Indland/2012/04/25/161704.htm

http://www.danas-have.dk/He219.htm

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b334/PauseHelio/He219prop.png

Crazy_Goanna
04-30-2012, 12:19 AM
It's in remarkably good condition considering the time submerged and the relative lack of marine growth on the surfaces, also salt water corrosion is light compared to wrecks discovered in the pacific and other oceanic areas. Possibly due to the reduced salt levels in the water in the Baltic- 'The Baltic Sea, average depth 54m, is the second largest body of brackish water in the world (after the Black Sea), and its salinity levels are on average only about a fifth of those in the open oceans and the bottom waters, especially the deeper areas, suffer repeatedly from oxygen deficiency,- the water remains in the Baltic for a long time and it is estimated that it takes 30-50 years for the total water mass to be exchanged.' All good points for recovery of this and future wrecks found here in a slower state of decomposition.

woofiedog
05-12-2012, 01:37 PM
Very interesting find... here is a list of some of the combat He-219 loses.

http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/heinkel_he_219.htm

http://falkeeins.blogspot.com/2011/11/he-219-research-paper-2nd-edition-by.html

Feathered_IV
05-12-2012, 02:12 PM
For a moment I misread the title as Hs129... I'll see myself out :(