• Short Summary

    A RUSSIAN BUILT AIRCRAFT, WHICH TWO CHINESE PILOTS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE FLOW FROM CHINA TO SOUTH KOREA LAST YEAR, WENT ON DISPLAY IN TAIPEI, TAIWAN, JAN 24.

  • Description

    1.
    LV. CROWD OUTSIDE CITY HALL.
    0.05

    2.
    MLV. CROWD OUTSIDE CITY HALL.
    0.09

    3.
    MLV. CROWD AROUND PLANE.
    0.14

    4.
    CU. PLANE.
    0.17

    5.
    CU. STAR ON PLANE.
    0.21

    6.
    CU. PLANE TAIL.
    0.24

    7.
    MLV. SENTRY BY PLANE.
    0.26

    8.
    MLV. CROWD.
    0.29

    9.
    MLV. CROWD SEE UNIFORMS OF PILOTS.
    0.33

    10.
    CU. OLD MAN.
    0.35

    11.
    MLV. CROWD SEE PHOTO EXHIBITION.
    0.39

    12.
    MLV. PHOTOS FROM CHINA.
    0.45

    13.
    MLV. CROWD SEE PHOTOS.
    0.50

    14.
    LV. ENTRANCE TO EXHIBITION.
    0.56



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A RUSSIAN BUILT AIRCRAFT, WHICH TWO CHINESE PILOTS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE FLOW FROM CHINA TO SOUTH KOREA LAST YEAR, WENT ON DISPLAY IN TAIPEI, TAIWAN, JAN 24.

    THE TWO PILOTS ARE NOW SERVING WITH THE AIR FORCE OF TAIWAN. BOTH RECEIVED AWARDS OF 500 OUNCES OF GOLD FOR THEIR FLIGHT.

    THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE CROWDED INTO THE CITY HALL TO SEE THE PLANE, A 15-YEAR OLD A.N.-2 TRAINER, WHICH WAS SAID TO BE ENGAGED IN CROP SPRAYING WHEN THE PILOTS DECIDED ON THEIR DEFECTION. IT WAS REPORTED SLIGHTLY DAMAGED ON LANDING IN SOUTH KOREA.

    ALSO ON DISPLAY WERE THE UNIFORMS WORN BY THE PILOTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS PURPORTING TO SHOW LIFE IN THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACK9QFHS7NAGZDYNFR79HAUPTT
    Media URN:
    VLVACK9QFHS7NAGZDYNFR79HAUPTT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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