• Short Summary

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE JAVELIN FIGHTER AIRCRAFT SENT TO ZAMBIA BY BRITAIN AFTER RHODESIA SEIZED INDEPENDENCE LAST YEAR ARE ALL IN NDOLA AND BEING PREPARED FOR THE FLIGHT BACK TO THEIR CYPRUS BASE.

  • Description

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE JAVELIN FIGHTER AIRCRAFT SENT TO ZAMBIA BY BRITAIN AFTER RHODESIA SEIZED INDEPENDENCE LAST YEAR ARE ALL IN NDOLA AND BEING PREPARED FOR THE FLIGHT BACK TO THEIR CYPRUS BASE.

    ZAMBIA AND BRITAIN RECENTLY AGREED ON THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE JAVELINS WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN TO CYPRUS IN A FEW DAYS.

    THE THREE JAVELINS, WHICH ORIGINALLY WERE BASED IN THE ZAMBIAN CAPITAL, LUSAKA, FLEW IN TO NDOLA LAST WEEK.

    ABOUT 100 MEN WILL STAY ON IN LUSAKA AND NDOLA TO WORK ON THE R.A.F. FUEL AIRLIFT FROM KENYA, WHICH WILL CONTINUE DESPITE THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE JAVELIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4JYMLOGSPXKXJLKO1SRXKTWNS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JYMLOGSPXKXJLKO1SRXKTWNS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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