• Short Summary

    TWO POLISH OFFICERS ARRIVED IN BERLIN ON TUESDAY TO RECLAIM THE TRAINER AIRCRAFT WHICH A REFUGEE USED LAST MONTH TO FLY HIS FAMILY TO THE WEST.

  • Description

    TWO POLISH OFFICERS ARRIVED IN BERLIN ON TUESDAY TO RECLAIM THE TRAINER AIRCRAFT WHICH A REFUGEE USED LAST MONTH TO FLY HIS FAMILY TO THE WEST.THE PILOT IS CAPTAIN TADEUSZ AND HIS MECHANIC, CAPTAIN BOGUSTAW POMIANKIEWICZ.

    A COMPLETE CHECK OF THE AIRCRAFT WAS MADE BEFORE THE PLANE BEGAN ITS RETURN JOURNEY TO A POLISH AIRFIELD.FUEL FOR THE AIRCRAFT WAS BROUGHT IN FROM EAST BERLIN.

    THE AIRCRAFT WAS USED BY A POLISH AIR FORCE MAJOR TO FLY HIS WIFE AND TWO YOUNG SONS TO THE WEST ON JULY 10 LAST.IT'S A TWO-SEATER PLANE.HE LATER TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE HAD GOT PERMISSION TO TAKE HIS WIFE FOR A "FLIP".UP HE WENT AND ACROSS THE EAST GERMAN BORDER TO TEMPELHOF AIRPORT IN THE U.S.SECTOR OF BERLIN.THE FUGITIVE, MAJOR RICHARD OBACZ, WAS A TEST PILOT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA71BG3NJTPCGA0U2UIOOBJ7L7Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA71BG3NJTPCGA0U2UIOOBJ7L7Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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