• Short Summary

    The leader of the Rhodesian Patriotic Front, Mr Joshua Nkomo, has met with newsmen to explain why his force shot down a Rhodesian civilian airliner on Monday.

  • Description

    The leader of the Rhodesian Patriotic Front, Mr Joshua Nkomo, has met with newsmen to explain why his force shot down a Rhodesian civilian airliner on Monday. He said it was thought the plane was carrying the Rhodesian Military Commander, General Peter Walls. A spokesman for Rhodesian airlines, Mr Bob Kerswell said on the same day (14 February) that Mr Nkomo was distorting the facts surrounding the incident which resulted in the death of 59 people.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4FUVF458EJ11UP7EDTA6K5E1I
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FUVF458EJ11UP7EDTA6K5E1I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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