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Junkers Ju 88 is a World War II airplane wreck dive in Malta. Ju 88 was a German twin-engine all-metal bomber, about 15 m in length and 20 m wingspan. The plane wreck is located about 3 km off Bahar ic-Caghaq. This is a boat dive for technical divers. Junkers wreck lies at a depth of maximum 57 metres on sandy seabed and is well preserved, although trawl nets have caused some damage. The tail section is in intact condition about 50 m from the main fuselage.
Junkers Ju 88 airplane wreck was found in 2015. As of 1st May 2019 Ju 88 is under protection of Heritage Malta, and diving the wreck requires a special permit. Read more about diving the historical wrecks in Malta
For divers interested in airplane wrecks, there are few shallower dive sites in Malta: Bristol Beaufighter, Bristol Blenheim Bomber, Mosquito Fighter Bomber and Lockheed P2V Neptune. These plane wrecks are between 32 and 42 m deep. Other technical airplane wreck dives are Fairey Swordfish at 70 m and Liberator Bomber B24 at 57 m depth.
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