• Short Summary

    SOUTH KOREA, SEOUL

    The North Korean pilot told reporters he defected to the South to escape communists repression.

  • Description

    GV & SV of North Korean defector pilot (Captain Li-Ung-Pyong) arriving and speaking at press conference in Seoul. (3 shots). 1.14
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    Background: SOUTH KOREA, SEOUL

    The North Korean pilot told reporters he defected to the South to escape communists repression. He flew to South Korea in his Chinese built MIG-19 a week before giving the press conference (4/3). Captain Li-Ung-Pyong claimed the son and heir apparent of North Korean President Kim-II-Sung had become virtual ruler of the country and that he was in control of the workers (Communist) party and military and economic affairs.

    The pilot has given South Korean authorities a detailed account of the North's military capacity and plans to destroy bases in the South.

    Source: JAPAN POOL 1" VIDEO TAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3FEVVXI238ZKGCBHVC1EOK819
    Media URN:
    VLVA3FEVVXI238ZKGCBHVC1EOK819
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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