Cyprus Unveils Aircraft in Honor of Greek Commandos Killed During 1974 Invasion

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An aircraft, similar to Noratlas transport plane which was shot down by friendly fire during the 1974 Turkish invasion , was unveiled on Friday by President Nicos Anastasiades, in a sombre ceremony to mark the 44th anniversary of Turkey’s offensive against Cyprus.

The unveiling ceremony, at the site of the crash, has been described as a small token of appreciation and respect for the Greek commandos and crew of the Noratlas, killed during operation NIKI 4, in the early hours of Monday, July 22, 1974.

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Cyprus Unveils Aircraft in Honor of Greek Commandos Killed During 1974 Invasion


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