• Short Summary

    The Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday .... that the missing reconnaissance plane was shot down over the?

  • Description

    The Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday .... that the missing reconnaissance plane was shot down over the Sea of Japan. The Pentagon spokesman, Mr. Daniel Henkin did not say by whom. His announcement came about 24 hours after the giant spy plane was reported missing. North Korea claims it shot down the plane that carried 31 airmen.

    "All evidence now available to us,"he said, "including North Korean claims and debris sightings.. leads us to believe that the aircraft was shot down by North Korean aircraft."
    Henkin said the electronics- jammed plane never violated North Korean airspace.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA93C4KVWW5S3NCJ3XCMMVVOI9T
    Media URN:
    VLVA93C4KVWW5S3NCJ3XCMMVVOI9T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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