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C47 Dakota (Wreck)

The C-47 Dakota is a military plane wreck located in the waters of Bodrum, Muğla, in the Aegean Region of Turkey. This impressive wreck spans a length of 20 meters and a wing width of 30 meters. Originally sunk by BOSAD in 2007, the C-47 Dakota lies at a starting depth of 19 meters, gradually descending to a maximum depth of 33 meters.

Divers visiting this site will be fascinated to learn that the wreck has experienced some changes over time. In 2010, the C-47 Dakota broke into two pieces, with the body and tail section drifting deeper. Additionally, the left engine suffered damage during the movement.

One of the highlights of diving at the C-47 Dakota wreck is the incredible marine life that surrounds it. Divers will be able to observe large groupers and schools of breams swimming around the wreck, creating a perfect opportunity for underwater photographers to capture stunning shots.

For divers seeking additional exploration, the right side of the bay offers a beautiful smooth sloping wall. This wall is abundant in aquatic life and macro critters, providing divers with a captivating diving experience.

With visibility reaching up to 22 meters and a maximum depth of 21 meters, the C-47 Dakota wreck is suitable for divers of various levels, from beginners to advanced. Whether you are just starting your diving journey or looking for an exciting adventure, this dive site in Bodrum, Turkey, promises a memorable underwater experience.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of C47 Dakota (Wreck)

Depth:21m
Visibility: 0m - 22m
Experience level:
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