• Short Summary

    SIX PEOPLE DIED AND SEVERAL WERE SERIOUSLY HURT WHEN THE PARIS-HAMBURG EXPRESS PLOUGHED INTO THE BACK OF A GOODS TRAIN NEAR THE SOUTHERN BELGIAN TOWN OF ANDENNE YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    SIX PEOPLE DIED AND SEVERAL WERE SERIOUSLY HURT WHEN THE PARIS-HAMBURG EXPRESS PLOUGHED INTO THE BACK OF A GOODS TRAIN NEAR THE SOUTHERN BELGIAN TOWN OF ANDENNE YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED IN THICK FOG.

    THE EXPRESS TRAIN HAD JUST EMERGED FROM A TUNNEL WHEN IT STRUCK THE GOODS TRAIN AND BOUNCED ACROSS THE TRACKS INTO A HOUSE. THE DRIVER AND GUARD WERE BOTH KILLED, AND AT LEAST ONE OTHER PERSON WAS BURNT TO DEATH AS FIRE SPREAD FROM THE DIESEL ENGINE TO THE LEADING CARRIAGE.

    THE HOUSE WAS NOT OCCUPIED AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA78JE8B2AZP0V3C2RZGIRIRTT1
    Media URN:
    VLVA78JE8B2AZP0V3C2RZGIRIRTT1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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