• Short Summary

    THE RUSSIAN-BUILT MI-6 TROOP-CARRYING HELICOPTER HELD PLACE OF HONOUR AT A NATIONAL AVIATION DAY DISPLAY IN INDONESIA'S CAPITAL, DJAKARTA ON FRIDAY.

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    THE RUSSIAN-BUILT MI-6 TROOP-CARRYING HELICOPTER HELD PLACE OF HONOUR AT A NATIONAL AVIATION DAY DISPLAY IN INDONESIA'S CAPITAL, DJAKARTA ON FRIDAY.THE DISPLAY WAS ATTENDED BY PRESIDENT SUKARNO AND INDONESIA'S DEFENCE MINISTER, GENERAL ABDUL HARIS NASUTION.

    SIXTY AIRCRAFT TOOK PART IN THE DISPLAY.AS WELL AS THE MI-6 HELICOPTER, THERE WERE A NUMBER OF OTHER RUSSIAN-BUILT AIRCRAFT, INCLUDING M.G 17 AND 21'S, ILUYSHIN TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT AND TU-16 BOMBERS.

    THE MI-6 HELICOPTER, WHICH IS NOW BEING USED BY THE INDONESIANS, WAS ON PUBLIC DISPLAY FOR THE FIRST TIME.IT WAS DEMONSTRATED THAT THE HELICOPTER COULD CARRY BETWEEN FIFTY AND SIXTY FULLY EQUIPPED SOLDIERS.

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY OF MAKING A MAJOR STATEMENT ON THE MALAYSIAN-INDONESIAN SITUATION.HE SAID INDONESIA WANTED TO SEE THE DISPUTE SETTLED PEACEFULLY, BUT COULD NOT NEGOTIATE WHILE ATTACKS AGAINST INDONESIA CONTINUED.THE PRESIDENT SAID INDONESIA LOVED PEACE, BUT LOVED FREEDOM MORE, AND HER PEOPLE WOULD DESTROY ANY ATTEMPT TO VIOLATE HER INDEPENDENCE.HER FORCES WERE GETTING STRONGER EVERY DAY, AND WERE THE STRONGEST IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA, HE SAID.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9WXHE5CFODKA3SPPIC1JDXGER
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WXHE5CFODKA3SPPIC1JDXGER
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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