• Short Summary

    Turkish hostages held for nearly forty hours by the guerillas at Sofia airport have been released and are being flown home by the Turkish government.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Interior Turkish Minister with Bulgarian official talk with press and go outside
    0.24

    2.
    SV Officials leave building, get in car
    0.38

    3.
    SV PAN Car leaves building
    0.46

    4.
    GV Crew leaving plane door down steps followed by crew (4 shots)
    1.28

    5.
    SV Passengers enter airport lounge, check at passport control (3 shots)
    2.02



    Initials ESP/1842 ESP/1905



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Turkish hostages held for nearly forty hours by the guerillas at Sofia airport have been released and are being flown home by the Turkish government.

    The guerillas lost battle with the Turkish Government which refused to grant any of their demands - which included political changes in Turkey and the release of 12 prisoners. The guerillas did, however, win their freedom as bulgaria granted them political asylum.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8QJ1QIHEGWD9Y1TL678P51DP8
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QJ1QIHEGWD9Y1TL678P51DP8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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