• Short Summary

    THREE SQUADRONS OF UNITED STATES AIRFORCE TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT WILL BE WITHDRAWN FORM THE EVREUX AIRBASE, IN FRANCE, AS PART OF A REORGANISATION OF THE MILITARY AIR TRANSPORT SERVICE.

  • Description

    THREE SQUADRONS OF UNITED STATES AIRFORCE TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT WILL BE WITHDRAWN FORM THE EVREUX AIRBASE, IN FRANCE, AS PART OF A REORGANISATION OF THE MILITARY AIR TRANSPORT SERVICE.

    THE THREE SQUADRONS, MADE UP OF 48 C-130, "HERCULES", AIRCRAFT WILL BE STATIONED AT LOCKBURNE, OHIO, FROM WHERE THEY COULD RETURN TO EUROPE WITHIN 24-HOURS IN THE EVENT OF ANY EMERGENCY.

    THE UNITED STATES DEFENCE DEPARTMENT SAID THE WITHDRAWAL RESULTED FROM THE STEADY INCREASE IN AMERICAN AIRLIFT CAPACITY, DEMONSTRATED DURING OPERATION "BIG LIFT" STAGED LAST MONTH.

    THE WITHDRAWAL OF AIRCRAFT, MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS FROM EVREUX IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY THE SUMMER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6GOXKE6TA5FIS0EE24R9S15V6
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GOXKE6TA5FIS0EE24R9S15V6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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