Plane Wreckage

Statistics

5 - 6

hrs

1,302

m

1,294

m

18

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

March 1945: the American B-24 bomber with a Crew of 8 crashed while returning from its mission.

The site was inaccessible, and the accident remained unnoticed for several months.

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During the following summer, the remains of the soldiers were buried on site, a few years later then taken back to US.

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Out of the 18 tons wreckage, today only a few hundred Kg are left to be found, scattered on a wide area.

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My thoughts went to the brave and fine soldiers, whose sacrifice enabled our home to be free.

This hike we did on the Slovenian Independence day.

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Good that this place is off all beaten paths.

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Bad that someone left modern trash there (danish beer cans and Thai canned food), which we collected and took down to the .

@tinesustersic is an incredibly talented and prudent guide: Hvala!