Memorial to the dead Greek Commandos

Πεσόντες ΝΟΡ ΑΤΛΑΣ (3)n

Artist: Unknown

Location: Geroskipou. Pafos district.

Category: Turkish Invasion

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The memorial was commissioned by the Geroskipou Municipality and the Association of Pafos Reservist Commandos twenty seven years after the crash of NOR-ATLAS 52-139, ”NIKI 4”. The air transporter crashed over Makedonitissa area at Nicosia on July 22nd 1974 and as a consequence four Greek commandos died.  The unveiling took place on November 25th 2011.

Selected sources:
~ Φιλελεύθερος (Fileleftheros), November 26, 2001, p. 10. 
~ Φιλελεύθερος (Fileleftheros), November 28, 2001, p. 30.