• Short Summary

    A PANAMANIAN GLOBEMASTER TRANSPORT PLANE FERRYING 30 COWS FROM DENMARK TO SAUDI ARABIA CRASHED ON A HILLTOP SHORTLY AFTER LEAVING MARSEILLES YESTERDAY.

  • Description

    A PANAMANIAN GLOBEMASTER TRANSPORT PLANE FERRYING 30 COWS FROM DENMARK TO SAUDI ARABIA CRASHED ON A HILLTOP SHORTLY AFTER LEAVING MARSEILLES YESTERDAY.ALL SIX MEN ABOARD WERE KILLED.

    THE PLANE, BELONGING TO THE AIR SYSTEM CORPORATION AND TRAVELLING VIA MARSEILLES AND CAIRO, CARRIED THE AMERICAN CREW AND THREE DANES - A LOADMASTER AND TWO MEN ATTENDING THE CATTLE.

    RESCUE TEAMS, INCLUDING FIREMEN, POLICE, AND VOLUNTEERS, WORKED AT DAYBREAK THROUGH STILL SMOULDERING WRECKAGE AND CHARRED BODIES OF MEN AND CATTLE.

    OFFICIALS AT MARIGNAME AIRPORT SAID THE PLANE WAS BEGINNING TO SWERVE WHEN IT CRASHED INTO THE HILLTOP AND BURST INTO FLAMES.FOUR BODIES WERE REMOVED FROM THE WRECKAGE IMMEDIATELY, AND THE REMAINING TWO AFTER A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA71C3777SWKV21QRAGV683R6Y3
    Media URN:
    VLVA71C3777SWKV21QRAGV683R6Y3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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