‘Flying tank’: IL-2 legendary WW2 plane resurrected from lake takes flight at MAKS 2017 Air Show

The famous Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik has taken to the skies over Zhukovsky airdrome at the MAKS-2017 Air Show, marking a glorious return for the WWII-era aircraft. The plane had been lying at the bottom of a lake for 70 years after it was shot down during the war.

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