• Short Summary

    THE WATTAY AIRPORT IN VIENTIANE WAS "INVADED" ON APRIL 29 AND 30 BY NEUTRALIST PARATROOPERS AND TECHNICIANS FROM THE PLAIN OF JARS.

  • Description

    1.
    LS PARATROOPERS
    3 ft

    2.
    MS (PAN) PARATROOPERS CHECKING GEAR
    8 1/2 ft

    3.
    LS - DO. -
    11 ft

    4.
    LS (PAN) PARATROOPERS ENTERING PLANE
    20 ft

    5.
    LS INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION AIRCRAFT
    21 1/2 ft

    6.
    LS I.C.C. MEMBERS NEAR AIRCRAFT
    24 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS - DO. -
    27 ft

    8.
    LS I.C.C MARK ON AIRCRAFT TAIL
    28 ft

    9.
    MLS I.C.C. MEMBERS BOARDING AIRCRAFT FOR HANOI
    32 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE WATTAY AIRPORT IN VIENTIANE WAS "INVADED" ON APRIL 29 AND 30 BY NEUTRALIST PARATROOPERS AND TECHNICIANS FROM THE PLAIN OF JARS.THE PARATROOPERS WERE PREPARING THEMSELVES FOR PARACHUTE TRAINING.

    THE 16 TECHNICIANS WERE ON THEIR WAY TO HANOI.THEY DID NOT LEAVE THEIR AIRCRAFT.

    AN HOUR LATER, SOME MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION, WHO WERE ALSO BOUND FOR HANOI, LEFT IN THE SAME PLANE WITH THE TECHNICIANS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5L6L5J6WO3IZPWFJ34Q1YYDB0
    Media URN:
    VLVA5L6L5J6WO3IZPWFJ34Q1YYDB0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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