• Short Summary

    U. S. Air Force pilots, flying F-105 "Thunderchief" fighter-bomber aircraft, returned over North Vietnam on?

  • Description

    (a).
    Aerial view of area as F-105 approaches target


    (b).
    Bomb falling


    (c).
    Views of flax, smoke from flax


    (d).
    Flashes of ground fire firing at attacking aircraft


    (e).
    Bomb hitting runway


    (f).
    View of runway


    (g).
    View of runway showing hits.




    Initials


    NOTE TO EDITORS: 100'16mm color master released to CBS-TVG for servicing TV and theatrical pool members. Color master to be forwarded to Deluxe Laboratories, 850 Tenth Ave., New York within 72 hours.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: U. S. Air Force pilots, flying F-105 "Thunderchief" fighter-bomber aircraft, returned over North Vietnam on May 8, (1967), to attack the Hoa Lac airfield, 20 miles west of Hanoi for the fifth time. The Thailand-based F-105s from the 388th Tactical Fighter Wing, Korat Royal Thailand Air Force Base, concentrated on the runway, taxiway and parking revetments. Cloudy skies and heavy ground fire prevented accurate of the assessment by pilots reported fighting ??? rates on the runway.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4O8DH67J41TNEUP1HMFSL8ZK3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4O8DH67J41TNEUP1HMFSL8ZK3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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