• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL STARTS HIS PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND NEXT SATURDAY IN A DC 8 JETLINER BOUGHT ONLY THREE WEEKS AGO AND WHICH HAS NEVER CARRIED PASSENGERS.

  • Description

    POPE PAUL STARTS HIS PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND NEXT SATURDAY IN A DC 8 JETLINER BOUGHT ONLY THREE WEEKS AGO AND WHICH HAS NEVER CARRIED PASSENGERS.THE PLANE HAS ALREADY MADE TEST FLIGHTS OVER THE ROUTE.

    THE JETLINER HAS BEEN SPECIALLY CONVERTED FOR THE FLIGHT.IT WILL RETAIN THE ALITALIA AIRLINE'S BLUE AND WHITE STRIPES, BUT THE NAME-ALITALIA-WILL BE PAINTED OVER AND THE RUDDER WILL BE IN THE VATICAN'S COLOURS OF YELLOW AND WHITE.THE POPE'S COAT-OF-ARMS WILL BE PAINTED ON THE FUSELAGE.

    THE POPE, AND PROBABLY HIS SECRETARY, WILL SIT ALONE IN THE SPECIALLY CONVERTED FIRST CLASS COMPARTMENT.THE CARDINALS AND OTHER MEMBERS OF HIS ENTOURAGE, EXPECTED TO NUMBER ABOUT 30 IN ALL, WILL TRAVEL IN THE TOURIST SECTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA244WD7MIJRRKD7RECI231WM8N
    Media URN:
    VLVA244WD7MIJRRKD7RECI231WM8N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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