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50th anniversary of British plane crash remembered

Brnik, 13 September - A memorial was unveiled near Brnik airport on Tuesday to remember the 98 victims of the biggest aviation accident in Slovenia. The Britannia Airways plane, en route from London to Ljubljana, crashed on 1 September 1966 in a forest near the village of Lahovče, about three km south-east of the airport.

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UK Ambassador Sophie Honey attends a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
A ceremony marks the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
UK Ambassador Sophie Honey addresses a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
A ceremony marks the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
A ceremony marks the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
A memorial unveiled to mark the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
A memorial unveiled to mark the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
A ceremony marks the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
UK Ambassador Sophie Honey and boss of Aerodrom Ljubljana Zmago Skobir attend a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
UK Ambassador Sophie Honey and boss of Aerodrom Ljubljana Zmago Skobir attend a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Brnik
A ceremony marks the 50th anniversary of a Britannia Airways plane crash.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

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The Joze Pucnik Ljubljana Airport.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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