Just recently the Russians were able to haul the biggest piece of the Chelybinsk meteor (which of course when it hit the ground or lake becomes a meteorite) out of the lake that had a big hole in its covering of ice after the meteor punched through it.
This turned out to be somewhat of a media event. Reports have it that this may be in the top 10 of the largest meteorites ever found (quick trivia - what's the biggest?)
The media frenzy:
And here's a frame from the first interview with a fresh meteorite:
|"So, who are you wearing tonight?"|