• Short Summary

    The body of the Marquis de Portago - killed while competing in the Italian Melle Migla road race on Sunday, 12th May - was flown to the Barajas airport, Madrid.

  • Description

    The body of the Marquis de Portago - killed while competing in the Italian Melle Migla road race on Sunday, 12th May - was flown to the Barajas airport, Madrid.

    Travelling in the plane was the widow of the Spanish racing driver. She was met by the Marquis's two children, Andrea and Antonio and mother and sister of the Marquis.

    At the airport was the Duke of Albuquerque; representing the Earl of Barcelona; the Earl of Aguilar de Inestrillas, representing the Spanish mobility; General Sartoraus and representatives of the National Sports Delegation and the Spanish Automobile Federation.

    The coffin was carried by members of the two-man boblets team which the Marquis trained and entered for the winter Olympic Games at Cortina D'Apezho. The first Spanish team to enter for this competition, they finished fourth.

    At the San Isidro cemetery, the Marquis was buried in the mausoleum of the Marquis de Linares.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4U8X2X2MV4TE8J3FKI6OQ1VRT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4U8X2X2MV4TE8J3FKI6OQ1VRT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1957
    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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