VISNEWS filmed His Holiness Pope John XXlll eagerly watching the first helicopter to land inside the Vatican City Feb 15.
GV Helicopter arriving.
GTV Ditto, flying over St Peter's Square.
LV PAN Helicopter lands in the Square of St. Damaso, pan to Pope John in entrance.
SV Pope John in entrance.
SCU Prop on helicopter.
LV Pope John walking to helicopter.
GV Crowd looking on.
SV Pope reading special Oremus.
SCU Pope blessing helicopter.
GV Pan Ditto, pan to tail.
LV Pan Ditto, pan to nose.
GV Pope returning to St. Damaso, helicopter in background.
SV Pan From Vatican guards standing by helicopter to props.
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Background: VISNEWS filmed His Holiness Pope John XXlll eagerly watching the first helicopter to land inside the Vatican City Feb 15. After blessing the machine in St Damaso Square His Holiness was presented with a model by Signor De Caro, President of the Committee studying the possibility of employing helicopters for public transportation in Rome.
The aircraft, of the Belgian airline SABENA, is an American VERTOL 44, and had previously carried out landing tests in St Peter's Square and other parts of the City.