• Short Summary

    At Vientiane in Laos on Friday (16 February), a Soviet delegation presented an Antonov AN-2 bi-plane to the pro-Communist Pathet Lao. (A Pathet Lao delegation was in Vientiane for peace talks with the Laotian government).

  • Description

    At Vientiane in Laos on Friday (16 February), a Soviet delegation presented an Antonov AN-2 bi-plane to the pro-Communist Pathet Lao. (A Pathet Lao delegation was in Vientiane for peace talks with the Laotian government).

    The AN-2 was taken to Laos in the cargo bay of a larger aircraft, and assembled on the spot by Soviet engineers.

    When is was ready, Pathet Lao officials were taken for a short flight in it.

    It will be used by the Pathet Lao to fly from their headquarters to Vientiane and back.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1GOJNQQTTSYAE0BF5LJZIEN4R
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GOJNQQTTSYAE0BF5LJZIEN4R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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