Us Marines Die In Hong Kong Air Crash 1965

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    Hong Kong.

    Various shots of a wreckage at location of C-130 aircraft which crashed taking 65 troops back to Vietnam from leave in Hong Kong. Crowd gathered, watching. Cranes try to raise it above the surface of the water in Yautong Bay after it crashed soon after take off. Covered up bodies are loaded into large black van by rescue workers. More shots of the location of the crash with crowd watching as the rescue workers try and raise the body of the plane from water.


    Date found in the old record - 24/08/1965.

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    British Pathé
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    01:02:03:00 / 01:06:49:00
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    UN 4048 A
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