• Short Summary

    Thai Royal Air Force Commander-in-Chief, Marshal Chalermkiat Watanangura, and his wife, were among 18 people killed when a Thai Air Force C-54 passenger plane crashed into a mountain near Taipei, Formosa, Apr 15, 3 minutes after taking off.

  • Description

    Thai Royal Air Force Commander-in-Chief, Marshal Chalermkiat Watanangura, and his wife, were among 18 people killed when a Thai Air Force C-54 passenger plane crashed into a mountain near Taipei, Formosa, Apr 15, 3 minutes after taking off.

    The four-engine plane, loaded with Thai and Chinese Nationalist military officials returning from the third Pacific Air Commanders' Conference, in Taipei, veered off course and crashed into Mount Wu Tze; impact of the crash was so great that one of the plane's wings was found on a neighbouring hill.

    All eight members of the plane's crew were killed in the accident.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA80HEPD9Z7HA4DKZ98YQOACNZ6
    Media URN:
    VLVA80HEPD9Z7HA4DKZ98YQOACNZ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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