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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196390
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:05-NOV-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24J-85-CF Liberator
Owner/operator:178 Squadron Royal Air Force (178 Sqn RAF)
Registration: KH243
C/n / msn: 1399
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Šoštanj -   Slovenia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
British Aircraft B-24 Liberator from 178 Squadron 240 wing, 205 Group RAF, was shot down on 5 November 1944, by a night fighter during a supply mission to Slovene Partisans in the vicinity of Radmirje in Savinjska Valley. The aircraft crashed at 11:31 pm in Lokovica near Šoštanj. X=134.476,9 Y=503.273,5Ship downed by an enemy fighter during a partisans support the mission.

Sources:

http://www.sierra5.net/novice-novo/novice/item/2938-v-sostanju-odkrili-obelezje-v-spomin-padlima-posadkama-ameriskega-in-angleskega-bombnika


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jun-2017 16:13 j155 Added
12-Sep-2018 07:55 Anon. Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2018 20:41 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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