• Short Summary

    The airliner coming from Cairo to Nicosia this evening Type (Ilyusin) with 38 passengers was crushed 30.000 meters before reaching the Airport of Nicosia.

  • Description


    Shots show pieces of the liner ??? were taken from one position because it was too dark and dangerous to walk any farther.



    Forces from the Cyprus Government, the United Nations and Akretiri Base arrived on the spot to offer any possible aid as shown in film.



    Will visit the area to-marrow merging hoping to succeed a clear view of the whole area and remains of the aircraft.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The airliner coming from Cairo to Nicosia this evening Type (Ilyusin) with 38 passengers was crushed 30.000 meters before reaching the Airport of Nicosia. When it was flying at a hight of about 1.500- 2.000 feet it crushed on the mountainous area of the northern cost of the Island near Kyronia district and it went on fired while its pieces were scattered on the steep side of the mountain.

    The passengers too were thrown at the ???ecky slopes some hanging on the trees as it was said.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAAMIFIZF62EG20WTEKRH7QKU4
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAMIFIZF62EG20WTEKRH7QKU4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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