• Short Summary

    In New Delhi, a large group of relatives of the 84 people who died last week in the Japan Airlines DC-8 cash, arrived at the Wellington Hospital mortary on Friday (16 June) to identify the remains of the victims.

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    In New Delhi, a large group of relatives of the 84 people who died last week in the Japan Airlines DC-8 cash, arrived at the Wellington Hospital mortary on Friday (16 June) to identify the remains of the victims.

    The Japan airline, on route to London from Tokyo, was on its approach to Delhi airport when witnesses say it caught fire and plunged into a field south-east of the Indian capital.

    On board were 89, passengers and crew. Only five people, including thee children, survived the crash which also took the lives of three Indian labourers who wee at work in the field.

    The relatives of the victims arrived at the m???tuacy in coaches. Inside wee rows of wooden coffins containing the victims, most of whom were burnt beyond recognition.

    Two of the bodies, however, were in better con???tion, end there was a hue and cry amongst the relatives once they were io???
    Authorities say the remains of the victims will be disposed of according to the wishes of the relatives.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2NTGLW67EY9WFPX7Z9SLFLIH9
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NTGLW67EY9WFPX7Z9SLFLIH9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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