• Short Summary

    AN AIRCRAFT LEFT AMSTERDAM TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A CARGO OF SUPPLIES FOR THE CHILDREN IN WAR-TORN BIAFRA.

  • Description

    AN AIRCRAFT LEFT AMSTERDAM TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A CARGO OF SUPPLIES FOR THE CHILDREN IN WAR-TORN BIAFRA. THE AIRCRAFT AND THE VITAL SUPPLIES WERE PROVIDED BY UNICEF -- THE UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S EMERGENCY FUND.

    LOADED WITH BABY FOODS AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES, THE AIRCRAFT LEFT SCHIPOL AIRPORT BOUND FOR SAO TOME, THE PORTUGUESE ISLAND IN THE ATLANTIC, FROM WHERE IT IS HOPED THE SUPPLIES CAN BE TAKEN INTO BIAFRA.

    THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS HAS FLOWN 53 NIGHT MISSIONS TO BIAFRA OVER THE PAST WEEK BRINGING A TOTAL OF 442 TONS OF RELIEF SUPPLIES TO THE STARVING POPULATION IT WAS REPORTED FROM GENEVA TODAY. THE REPORT SAID THAT LAST NIGHT RED CROSS PLANES MOVED IN 72 TONS OF SUPPLIES FROM THEIR BASE ON THE SPANISH ISLAND OF FERNANDO PO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA60RZM7FGDW9E5MJARMMIZGJQU
    Media URN:
    VLVA60RZM7FGDW9E5MJARMMIZGJQU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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