• Short Summary

    IN THE MARITIME ALPS NEAR NICE TODAY ( SUNDAY) A SEARCH PARTY FOUND THE WRECKAGE OF AN AIR-MALI ILYUSHIN 18 TURBO-PROPELLER AIRCRAFT CRASHED LAST NIGHT.

  • Description

    IN THE MARITIME ALPS NEAR NICE TODAY ( SUNDAY) A SEARCH PARTY FOUND THE WRECKAGE OF AN AIR-MALI ILYUSHIN 18 TURBO-PROPELLER AIRCRAFT CRASHED LAST NIGHT.

    THE PLANE WAS FOUND ABOUT SIXTY MILES (96 KM) FROM NICE.

    THE AIRCRAFT CARRIED A CREW OF SEVEN. NO PASSENGERS WERE ABORAD WHEN IT CRASHED.

    THE AIRCRAFT IS BELIEVED TO HAVE EXPLODED ON IMPACT. WRECKAGE WAS FOUND STREWN OVER A WIDE AREA. THE CRASH CAUSED AN AVALANCHE ON THE MOUNTAINSIDE.

    NO SURVIVORS WERE FOUND, AND THE BODIES OF THE CREW ARE BELIEVED TO BE STILL BURIED IN THE FUSELAGE WHICH WAS COVERED BY SEVERAL FEET OF HARD-PACKED SNOW.

    THE RESCUE TEAM MADE A SURVEY WHILE CONSTANTLY THREATENED BY NEW AVALANCHES. THE TEAM LATER LEFT THE AREA TO RETURN 'DURING MORE FAVOURABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3AMFHM79M87CAYZ0LYH35JMIP
    Media URN:
    VLVA3AMFHM79M87CAYZ0LYH35JMIP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1966
    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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