• Short Summary

    GREECE, ATHENS

    Greek authorities have seized a French airliner and prevented it from flying to Botswana in Southern Africa, Airport authorities grounded the plane, a DC-8, after arms were discovered on board.

  • Description

    Plane on tarmac at night.
    Customs and police officers examining cargo.
    Police holding up captured pistols and ammunition.
    Plane under guard on tarmac.
    Initials


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    Background: GREECE, ATHENS

    Greek authorities have seized a French airliner and prevented it from flying to Botswana in Southern Africa, Airport authorities grounded the plane, a DC-8, after arms were discovered on board. Pistols, ammunition and other arms were recovered. Some of the crates carried labels indicating Oman as a destination, suggesting that false papers may have been involved in the transhipment. The plane is under heavy guard on the tarmac of Athens Airport.

    Source: ERT 1" VIDEO TAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA98KJKC1DCC699QI6LHL339RCJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA98KJKC1DCC699QI6LHL339RCJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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