Junkers 52 Scuba diving Elba Island

Lo Junkers 52 Subacquea Isola d' Elba

About 300 meters north from the lighthouse of Portoferraio and 37 meters deep is the wreck of a Junkers 52 of the German Airforce. It was shot down on 9 September 1944 and discovered only in 1997 by a diving center with the help of some local fishermen.Junkers 52 Scuba diving dive sites Elba Island. In the same area of muddy seabed on which the aeroplane wreck lies one may see large lobsters, European lobsters and moonfish. The dive is rather difficult since it is a deep descent in open sea.


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