Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Mammoth, sunken Nazi WWII plane discovered in Sardinia: Only known example of 'Gigant'

Cagliari, September 12 – The wreckage of the only known example of a mammoth, Nazi-era, German airplane was found by a diver in waters near the Italian island of Sardinia. The Me-323 "Gigant" was the largest land-based transport aircraft used in World War II. The German airforce produced about 200 models of the plane, which had a 55-metre wingspan and six engines. 

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