• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE TWO INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION HELICOPTERS WHICH WAS RIDDLED BY MACHINE GUN IN PHONESAVANE ON MAY 5 RETURNED TO VIENTIANE, THE CAPITAL OF LAOS, RECENTLY.

  • Description

    1.
    LS BULLET-RIDDLED HELICOPTER
    2 ft

    2.
    MLS TWO MEN INSPECT BULLET HOLES
    5 1/2 ft

    3.
    CU BULLET HOLES OF HELICOPTER (3 SHOTS)
    12 ft

    4.
    MS ENGINE OF HELICOPTER
    15 1/2 ft

    5.
    MS MAN LOOKS AT BULLET HOLES
    19 ft

    6.
    CU BULLET HOLES
    21 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS PRESSMEN INSPECTING BULLET HOLES
    26 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ONE OF THE TWO INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION HELICOPTERS WHICH WAS RIDDLED BY MACHINE GUN IN PHONESAVANE ON MAY 5 RETURNED TO VIENTIANE, THE CAPITAL OF LAOS, RECENTLY.

    THE OTHER HELICOPTER CAUGHT FIRE WHEN IT EXPLODED.

    AN AMERICAN ARMY SPOKESMAN SAID THAT THE BULLET-RIDDLED HELICOPTER WAS THEN CARRYING A POLISH MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION AND A FRENCH DIPLOMAT.IT WAS MANNED BY SIX FRENCH CREW.ALL OF THEM ESCAPED INJURY.

    THE SPOKESMAN DESCRIBED THE ATTACK BY PATHET LAO TROOPS AS SHOCKING, PARTICULARLY AT A TIME WHEN A TRUCE IS BEING SOUGHT.

    THE BULLET-RIDDLED HELICOPTER WILL BE PREPARED IN THAILAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8RXUW2EGDYLXSLK9E5FVLXZAF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8RXUW2EGDYLXSLK9E5FVLXZAF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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