• Short Summary

    THE DEFECTION TO CAIRO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OF A MAN WHO CLAIMS HE IS A TOP COMMANDER OF JORDAN'S AIR FORCE: THE MAN, NAMED SAHL MOHAMED HAMZA, LANDED IN A HERON OF THE JORDANIAN AIR FORCE AND SAID HE'D DEFECTED AFTER BEING ENTRUSTED WITH A SECRET MISSION AGAINST THE YEMEN.

  • Description

    1.
    L.V. ROYAL JORDANIAN AIR FORCE PLANE.
    0.05

    2.
    S.V. JORDAN AIR FORCE OFFICER ON STEPS OF PLANE, HOLDS UP HANDS.
    0.09

    3.
    S.V. OFFICER WALKS THROUGH CROWD WITH DR. HATEM (NATIONAL GUIDANCE MINISTER.)
    0.15

    4.
    S.V. INSIDE ROOM, HATEM SEATED WITH OFFICER GIVES WELCOME SPEECH.
    0.19

    5.
    C.U. HATEM SPEAKS.
    0.22

    6.
    C.U. OFFICER LISTENS.
    0.26

    7.
    S.V.PAN...FROM REPORTERS TO HATEM SPEAKING
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    8.
    S.V. HATEM AND OFFICER.
    0.34

    9.
    C.U. OFFICER SPEAKS
    0.38

    10.
    L.V. OFFICER SPEAKS TO PRESS.
    0.41



    Initials JRG/S/JH/PB JRG/S/JH/GH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE DEFECTION TO CAIRO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) OF A MAN WHO CLAIMS HE IS A TOP COMMANDER OF JORDAN'S AIR FORCE: THE MAN, NAMED SAHL MOHAMED HAMZA, LANDED IN A HERON OF THE JORDANIAN AIR FORCE AND SAID HE'D DEFECTED AFTER BEING ENTRUSTED WITH A SECRET MISSION AGAINST THE YEMEN. BUT, HE SAID, HIS CONSCIENCE DIDN'T ALLOW HIM TO CARRY IT OUT.

    HE ALSO TOLD REPORTERS THAT JORDAN WAS ENDING HAWKER HUNTERS ON OFFENSIVE MISSIONS AGAINST THE YEMEN .. TODAY, (TUESDAY) TWO OF THESE FIGHTER PLANES LANDED AT CAIRO AIRPORT. ACCORDING TO THE EGYPTIAN INFORMATION DEPARTMENT, ADDING THAT TWO MORE WERE EXPECTED LATER IN THE DAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8C1HIEAZV7OHBRTUWMK1SFU35
    Media URN:
    VLVA8C1HIEAZV7OHBRTUWMK1SFU35
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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