• Short Summary

    TWELVE OUT OF 16 PASSENGERS AND CREW ABOARD A VISCOUNT AIRCRAFT DIED WHEN IT CRASHED NORTH OF LYONS ON MONDAY NIGHT, AND FOUR OTHERS SERE SERIOUSLY INJURED.

  • Description

    TWELVE OUT OF 16 PASSENGERS AND CREW ABOARD A VISCOUNT AIRCRAFT DIED WHEN IT CRASHED NORTH OF LYONS ON MONDAY NIGHT, AND FOUR OTHERS SERE SERIOUSLY INJURED. THE PLANE SMASHED INTO A FARMHOUSE DURING A THUNDERSTORM IN WHICH EYE-WITNESSES STATED THE VISCOUNT WAS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

    AFTER STRIKING THE ROOF OF THE FARMHOUSE, THE AIRCRAFT BROKE UP, SCATTERING WRECKAGE OVER A WIDE AREA, BUT DID NOT CATCH FIRE. THREE OF THE INJURED DIED LATER, AND THE REMAINING SURVIVOR, A 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL, IS STILL IN A SERIOUS CONDITION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1PWF9FH00V5WNNPYZ7UQ5P8ZY
    Media URN:
    VLVA1PWF9FH00V5WNNPYZ7UQ5P8ZY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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