July 28th saw another large raid on Ploesti. More than 320 B-24 and B-17 bombers attacked the target area. Once again, enemy defenses took a heavy toll on the attacking forces. A total of 9 planes crashed in Yugoslavia. The 451 Bomb Group had three planes crash in Yugoslavia.
Liberator No. 41-28933 was hit over the target and lost two engines and its hydraulics. The damaged aircraft managed to reach deep into Yugoslavia where the crew had to bail out 5 miles north of Raška,
In the latest video of building the Pranjani memorial taken from the drone, we can see the progress, as it nears the completion. With a look from the above, it is clearly visible that monument is in shape of C-47 transport plane - the same plane that landed on the same field and evacuated downed airmen.