Early this morning the skies above Delhi shrieked with the whine of jet aircraft, as the Russian TU 104 circled above Palam Airport heralding the future passenger service between Russia and India.
LV.Pan The T.U.-104 taxis along runway.
SV.Pan The T.U.104 turns and taxis past camera.
SV. Members of the Moscow Air-Delegation leave plane and are greeted by Indian Airline Officials.
SCU. More members leave plane.
SCU. Members of Air Delegation presented with garlands.
CU.Pan Members of Air Delegation wearing garlands and Indian Air Officials.
CU. Members of Air Delegation.
CU. Nose of T.U.104.
SV.Pan Fuselage of T.U.104, with people looking on.
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Background: Early this morning the skies above Delhi shrieked with the whine of jet aircraft, as the Russian TU 104 circled above Palam Airport heralding the future passenger service between Russia and India.
The plane was carrying the official Air Delegation from Moscow to Delhi for talks with the Indian officials on the prospects of opening a new passenger service between Russia and India. Spectators looked curiously as the jet plane whistled past - the jet plane which because of the noise it makes is forbidden to enter London Airport. When the Moscow Arts Theatre arrived in Great Britain recently they had to land at the remote airfield of Stanstead in Essex.
As the delegates stopped out of the TU 104 in Delhi they were producely garlanded by the Indian Airline Officials, while many spectators spent much time examining the air craft.
This delegation comes in the wake of an Air India International announcement of a trip to London via Moscow with a five days stay in Moscow for the economy price of 1500 rupees.