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Vegårshei

War history at Vierli

  • Vierliveien 360, Vegårshei
  • +47 37170200
  •  /  km From You
Overview

On the evening of March 30, 1945, a British Short Sterling aircraft was shot down over Vierli, far east Vegårshei municipality. All seven crew on board the aircraft were killed. There is a memorial next to the remaining wreckage of the crash site.

On the evening of March 30, 1945, a British Short Sterling aircraft was shot down over Vierli, far east Vegårshei municipality. All seven crew on board the aircraft were killed. There is a memorial next to the remaining wreckage of the crash site.

Getting there: Follow Highway 416 from Myra against Akland / Risør, and take your right after about 10km. There is a sign post from Highway 416 up until the memorial.


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Vegårshei, Norway
The latitude and longitude
58° 42' 54" N / 8° 57' 49" E
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