• Short Summary

    A SPECTACULAR CRASH LAST SATURDAY OF A RUSSIAN-BUILT MIG JET FIGHTER MARRED AN AIR SHOW IN DJAKARTA.

  • Description

    A SPECTACULAR CRASH LAST SATURDAY OF A RUSSIAN-BUILT MIG JET FIGHTER MARRED AN AIR SHOW IN DJAKARTA.FILM SHOWS THE JET SPINNING OUT OF THE SKY AND CRASHING TO THE GROUND, WHERE IT BURST INTO FLAMES.THE PILOT WAS KILLED.THE JET HAD JUST MADE A LOW PASS OVER THE AIRFIELD WHEN, APPARENTLY, THE PILOT LOST CONTROL.

    IT CRASHED 500 YARDS FROM WHERE PRESIDENT SOEKARNO, OF INDONESIA, WAS WATCHING THE DISPLAY WITH HIS GUEST, LIU SHAO-CHI, HEAD OF STATE OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC.CHEN YI, THE CHINESE FOREIGN MINISTER, WAS ALSO PRESENT.EARLIER, THEY WATCHED A FLY-PAST OF MIG'S, AND AIRCRAFT DROPPING PARATROOPS.

    MR.LIU ARRIVED WITH A 40-STRONG CHINESE DELEGATION ON FRIDAY (THE DAY BEFORE).PRESIDENT SOEKARNO WELCOMED HIM AT DJARKATA AIRPORT.THE EIGHT-DAY VISIT IS AIMED AT STRENGTHENING FRIENDLY RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6HOSWFK3F2SL3XYOM9JHI7J54
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HOSWFK3F2SL3XYOM9JHI7J54
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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