• Short Summary

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IS SUPPORTING BRITISH TROOPS PATROLLING THE BORDER BETWEEN THE BRITISH AND INDONESIAN TERRITORIES IN BORNEO WITH REGULAR SUPPLY DROPS BY PARACHUTE.

  • Description

    1.
    LS PLANE AT SANDAKAN AIRPORT
    0.05

    2.
    MS PLANE ENGINE AND WING
    0.08

    3.
    MLS PLANE TAXIES OUT
    0.16

    4.
    AV LOOKING PAST WHEEL TO GROUND
    0.20

    5.
    CU SUPPLY DROP BEGINS (2 SHOTS)
    0.26

    6.
    AV RIVER WITH PARACHUTE FALLING
    0.34

    7.
    MS MORE SUPPLIES READY TO GO
    0.36

    8.
    CU DRUM READY AT DOOR
    0.41

    9.
    CU DRUM GOES OUT
    0.46

    10.
    CU AIRMAN LOOKS OUT TO SEE PARACHUTE OPEN
    0.49

    11.
    AV PARACHUTE
    0.53

    12.
    CU PILOT
    0.55

    13.
    CU MORE SUPPLIES OUT, PARACHUTE OPENS
    1.01

    14.
    LS PARACHUTE THROUGH CLOUDS
    1.07



    Initials KJ/V/WH/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IS SUPPORTING BRITISH TROOPS PATROLLING THE BORDER BETWEEN THE BRITISH AND INDONESIAN TERRITORIES IN BORNEO WITH REGULAR SUPPLY DROPS BY PARACHUTE.

    FILM SHOWS A SUPPLY DROP CARRIED OUT LAST MONDAY OVER THE PENGSIANGAN AREA, A REMOTE PART OF NORTH BORNEO BORDERING INDONESIAN BORNEO.IT IS SURROUNDED BY HIGH MOUNTAINS AND EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO REACH BY LAND.THE RIVER SEEN FROM THE PLANE RUNS SOUTH INTO INDONESIAN TERRITORY ON ITS WAY TO THE SEA.

    NO INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELEASED ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES OF BRITISH TROOPS IN THIS AND SIMILAR AREAS.INDONESIA'S ANTARA NEWS AGENCY CLAIMED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) THAT TEN THOUSAND TRIBESMEN HAD DECIDED TO ENTER BRITISH BORNEO TO FIGHT WITH BRUNEI INSURGENTS AGAINST THE BRITISH.ANTARA SAID THESE TRIBESMEN WERE ALREADY GATHERED SOUTH OF MOUNT KINABALU, IN NORTHERN BORNEO, WHICH WOULD PLACE THEM IMMEDIATELY OF THE AREA WHERE THIS SUPPLY DROP WAS MADE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA720BAG4UNKE4P46IBM3OGXZWR
    Media URN:
    VLVA720BAG4UNKE4P46IBM3OGXZWR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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