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This Beriev BE-6 sea-plane converted to a monument is located in te city of Myrnyi in Ukraine.
It's unsure if this plane is actually abandoned, but it doesn't seem to be maintain anymore even as a monument. I really like its frozen ghost appearance. frozen just on the take off. At a certain point the plane fell of its base, and the look of it was even more pathetic.

I found some information on this plane on Ruud Leeuw website : This Beriev Be-6's NATO nickname was "Madge". First flight from water was made 14Nov47. A twin-engined patrol flying boat, It stayed in service until the late 1960s.







coordinates : 45°19'34.92"N 33°02'04.97"E
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  1. LFC jeanette // Wednesday, April 22, 2009 3:11:00 AM  

    Looks like somebody cares:
    http://www.panoramio.com//photo/18042450