• Short Summary

    ALL 94 PASSENGERS AND CREW ABOARD AN ALITALIA DC-8 JETLINER WERE KILLED WHEN THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO A HILLTOP NEAR POONA, BOMBAY STATE, JULY 7.

  • Description

    1.
    GV HILLS.
    0.05

    2.
    LV DITTO.
    0.09

    3.
    SV PAN... SEARCH PARTY ON WAY TO CRASH.
    0.13

    4.
    SV DITTO.
    0.20

    5.
    SV POLICEMAN BRIEFING STAFF.
    0.23

    6.
    SV PART OF TAIL WRECKAGE.
    0.27

    7.
    SCU ALITALIA BROCHURE ON GROUND.
    0.30

    8.
    LV WRECKAGE.
    0.33

    9.
    SV DITTO.
    0.37

    10.
    SCU BODY.
    0.41

    11.
    SCU PHOTOGRAPHS IN WRECKAGE.
    0.44

    12.
    SV BODY.
    0.48

    13.
    SV BODY IN WRECKAGE.
    0.52

    14.
    SV PASSENGERS BELONGINGS IN WRECKAGE.
    0.56

    15.
    LV WRECKAGE.
    1.01

    16.
    LV AMBULANCES STUCK IN MUD.
    1.05

    17.
    SV DITTO.
    1.08



    Initials PGR/V/WS/LW PGR/V/WS/LW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ALL 94 PASSENGERS AND CREW ABOARD AN ALITALIA DC-8 JETLINER WERE KILLED WHEN THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO A HILLTOP NEAR POONA, BOMBAY STATE, JULY 7. BOMBAY AIRPORT CONTROL TOWER LOST CONTACT WITH THE AIRCRAFT SHORTLY BEFORE IT WAS DUE TO LAND. THE PLANE, ON A FLIGHT FROM SYDNEY TO ROME, NOSE-DIVED INTO THE 700 FT., JUNGLE-CLAD HILL.

    MONSOON RAINS AND MUD HAMPERED SEARCH PARTIES FOR SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE THE SCATTERED WRECKAGE WAS FOUND. THE DC-8 WAS CARRYING 85 PASSENGERS AND A CREW OF NINE ON THE BANGKOK-BOMBAY STAGE OF ITS INTER-CONTINENTAL FLIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABBNGNFRCZQKIZCAO7HX7Y6MDJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABBNGNFRCZQKIZCAO7HX7Y6MDJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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