247th Fighter-Bomber Aviation Squadron

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247th Fighter-Bomber Aviation Squadron
247. lovačko-bombarderska avijacijska eskadrila
Active1975 – 1992
Disbanded1992
Country Yugoslavia
BranchYugoslav Air Force
TypeSquadron
RoleFighter-Bomber
Part of98th Aviation Brigade
Garrison/HQSkopski Petrovac

The 247th Fighter-Bomber Aviation Squadron (Serbo-Croatian: 247. lovačko-bombarderska avijacijska eskadrila / 247. ловачко-бомбардерска авијацијска ескадрила) was an aviation squadron of Yugoslav Air Force established in January, 1975 by order from January 28, 1974.

The squadron was formed as part of 98th Aviation Brigade based at Skopski Petrovac military airfield.

It was equipped with domestic-made Soko J-21 Jastreb light-attack jet aircraft.

In February 1992 squadron was relocated from old Skopski Petrovac airport in Republic of Macedonia to Lađevci airport in Serbia as well as the whole 98th Aviation Brigade due the Republic of Macedonia has declared independence and orde was that all units of Yugoslav People's Army withdrawn to Serbia. Squadron has been disbanded on September 7, 1992.[1]

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  1. ^ Dimitrijević, Bojan. Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo 1942-1992. Beograd, 2006, p. 369.