• Short Summary

    RUSSIA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) REJECTED A BRITISH PROTEST OVER THE BUZZING AND FIRING OF WARNING SHOTS IN THE BERLIN CORRIDOR BY RUSSIAN FIGHTERS AT AN AIRCRAFT PILOTED BY LONDON TELEVISION PERSONALITY HUGHIE GREEN.

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    RUSSIA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) REJECTED A BRITISH PROTEST OVER THE BUZZING AND FIRING OF WARNING SHOTS IN THE BERLIN CORRIDOR BY RUSSIAN FIGHTERS AT AN AIRCRAFT PILOTED BY LONDON TELEVISION PERSONALITY HUGHIE GREEN.A BRITISH SPOKESMAN IN BERLIN SAID FURTHER ACTION WAS UNDER CONSIDERATION.

    CANADIAN-BORN MR.GREEN, AGED 42, IS THE COMPERE OF THE INDEPENDENT TELEVISION SHOW "DOUBLE YOUR MONEY." HE WAS PILOTING A CESSNA 310 "EXECUTIVE" AIRCRAFT FROM STUTTGART TO GATOW, BERLIN, YESTERDAY, TO GIVE A SHOW FOR R.A.F.MEN WHEN TWO RUSSIAN JETS APPROACHED.

    MR.GREEN TOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE LAST NIGHT THAT AT TIMES THE FIGHTERS CAME WITHIN TEN FEET OF HIS AIRCRAFT, LOWERING AND RAISING THEIR LANDING HEAR AS AN ORDER TO LAND.BERLIN CONTROL TOLD HIM TO PROCEED ON THE SAME COURSE, BUT TO DIVE FROM 9,000 FT.TO 3,000 FT.HE CONTINUED:
    (REPORTS TONIGHT SAID THE BRITISH AUTHORITIES WERE SEEKING A SOVIET PLEDGE THAT MR.GREEN CAN FLY HIS PRIVATE PLANE BACK TO WEST GERMANY FROM BERLIN WITHOUT INTERFERENCE FROM RUSSIAN FIGHTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3U6X4G5R84L7J2ID1SP3N8TGP
    Media URN:
    VLVA3U6X4G5R84L7J2ID1SP3N8TGP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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