The 14th anniversary of the helicopter crash in which eleven members of the Air Force WING were tragically killed was marked by laying fresh flowers at the memorials near Blace – Katlanovo and in front of the Air Force WING Command.
At the memorial in Blace – Katlanovo fresh flowers were laid by delegations from the Ministry of Defense and the General Staff of the Army, composed of the Minister of Defense, Radmila Shekerinska and the Deputy Chief of General Staff, Major General Azim Nuredin, the Office of the President, from the Municipality of Petrovec, the Operations Command, the Air Force WING, the 1st Infantry Brigade and family members of the fallen soldiers.
Members of the Air Force WING marked the 14th anniversary of the helicopter crash by laying fresh flowers at the memorial in front of the command at the Strasho Pindzur barracks in Petrovec.
The fallen soldiers were also honored in the Butmir camp, Sarajevo, where our peacekeepers were part of the “ALTHEA” mission.
In the helicopter crash, on January 12, 2008, Lieutenant Colonel Toni Spasovski, Major Goran Ristovski, Captains Brane Spasovski and Igor Gjoreski, Master Sergeant Slavcho Vasilev and Toni Davitkovski, Staff Sergeants Janko Shirikj and Aleksandar Taskovski, sergeants Miki Ivanovski and Aleksandar Vasikj and corporal Zlatko Veljanoski tragically lost their lives returning from the ALTHEA peacekeeping mission.