• 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

    1.
    GV Cameramen and big aircraft
    0.03

    2.
    SV & CU Antonov AN-2 (3 shots)
    0.11

    3.
    GV ZOOM IN..Soviet and Pathet Lao representatives walking alone tarmac
    0.18

    4.
    SV Security guards
    0.21

    5.
    SV Soviet and Pathet Lao officials
    0.24

    6.
    Sv Press
    0.27

    7.
    SV Soviet and Pathet Lao officials entering aircraft
    0.30

    8.
    CU Security guards
    0.34

    9.
    GV Antonov II taxiing out
    0.38

    10.
    SCU Cameraman
    0.42

    11.
    LV PAN..Antonov takes off and in flight (2 shots)
    0.54



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    Background: 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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