• Short Summary

    TWENTY INJURED CHILDREN FROM NORTH AND SOUTH VIETNAM ARRIVED AT COPENHAGEN AIRPORT YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) ABOARD A CHARTER AIRLINER PROVIDED FREE FOR THE PURPOSE.

  • Description

    TWENTY INJURED CHILDREN FROM NORTH AND SOUTH VIETNAM ARRIVED AT COPENHAGEN AIRPORT YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) ABOARD A CHARTER AIRLINER PROVIDED FREE FOR THE PURPOSE. A FURTHER 16 CHILDREN LEFT THE AIRCRAFT AT HAMBURG IN WEST GERMANY.

    A FLEET OF AMBULANCES WAITED AT KASTRUP AIRPORT IN COPENHAGEN FOR THE ARRIVAL OF THE AIRCRAFT, AND DOCTORS AND NURSES STOOD BY TO RECEIVE THE CHILDREN, MOST OF WHOM HAVE BEEN TERRIBLY INJURED IN THE VIETNAM CONFLICT.

    THE AIRCRAFT WHICH TOOK THE CHILDREN TO DENMARK HAD BEEN PROVIDED FREE BY A DANISH CHURCH MINISTER, EILIF KROGAGER, WHO HAS TRAVEL AGENCY IN ADDITION TO HIS POSITION WITH THE CHURCH. HE ALSO PAID ALL THE COST OF FLYING THE CHILDREN FROM VIETNAM.

    THE CHILDREN WILL BE DISPERSED IN HOSPITALS AND HOMES THROUGHOUT DENMARK AND OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AND WILL REMAIN UNTIL THE CONFLICT IN VIETNAM IS ENDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9CZRDW0HQC352MU06JQCXKE1J
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CZRDW0HQC352MU06JQCXKE1J
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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