• Short Summary

    The last Maltese-based Royal Air Force aircraft -- three antisubmarine Nimrods left Luqa airport on Wednesday (12 January) as part of the British "Operation Exit" from Malta.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Nimrods and Hercules aircraft lined up
    0.05

    2.
    SV PAN Two Nimrods
    0.13

    3.
    GV PAN Along Nimrods
    0.18

    4.
    GV Tail of aircraft
    0.24

    5.
    GV PAN Nimrods
    0.32

    6.
    SV & CU Crew members
    0.40

    7.
    GV Crew boarding aircraft
    0.45

    8.
    SV Batman waving aircraft away
    1.00

    9.
    GV Nimrod taking off
    1.09



    Initials SGM/0157 SGM/0151



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The last Maltese-based Royal Air Force aircraft -- three antisubmarine Nimrods left Luqa airport on Wednesday (12 January) as part of the British "Operation Exit" from Malta.

    The aircraft took off at a time when a major row between Britain and her North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) allies was browing over the amount British was prepared to offer Malts for the use of bases on the island.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA95TBXA3QZ86B0FIWC8GVCPLFM
    Media URN:
    VLVA95TBXA3QZ86B0FIWC8GVCPLFM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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