• Short Summary

    THE FIRST AMERICAN AIRCRAFT ARRIVED IN INDIA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH SUPPLIES OF ARMS AND EQUIPMENT TO HELP IN INDIA'S BORDER DISPUTE WITH CHINA.

  • Description

    THE FIRST AMERICAN AIRCRAFT ARRIVED IN INDIA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH SUPPLIES OF ARMS AND EQUIPMENT TO HELP IN INDIA'S BORDER DISPUTE WITH CHINA.

    THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE IS USING 15 HUGE JET TRANSPORTER AIRCRAFT - MILITARY COUNTERPARTS OF THE BOEING JET AIRLINERS - IN A SHUTTLE SERVICE BETWEEN ITS BASE IN FRANKFURT, GERMANY, AND INDIA. TWO OTHER AIRCRAFT ARE FLYING ARMS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECT FROM CALIFORNIA TO INDIA.

    BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT FORMAN, COMMANDER OF THE AMERICAN 1602 AIR FORCE TRANSPORT COMMAND, WAS ABOARD THE FIRST OF THE AIRCRAFT TO ARRIVE AT CALCUTTA'S DUM DUM AIRPORT. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A GROUP OF AMERICAN NEWSPAPER REPORTERS.

    THE AIRLIFT IS EXPECTED TO GO ON SEVERAL DAYS.

    (BRITISH AIRCRAFT, WHICH HAVE ALSO BEEN CARRYING SUPPLIES TO INDIA, STARTED TO ARRIVE IN DELHI EARLIER THIS WEEK.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4YRCLG18UWFB922GHTO5MURQ3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4YRCLG18UWFB922GHTO5MURQ3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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