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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196390
Last updated: 8 May 2021
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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
MSN: 1399
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Šoštanj -   Slovenia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
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.


Revision history:

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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