• Short Summary

    THE TINY, TWO-SEATER, SINGLE-ENGINED PLANE IN WHICH TWO EAST GERMAN YOUTHS - WHO HAD NEVER FLOWN A POWERED PLANE BEFORE - ESCAPED INTO WEST GERMANY HAS BEEN RETURNED TO EAST GERMANY.

  • Description

    1.
    MV AIRCRAFT
    0.05

    2.
    SCV AIRCRAFT ANOTHER ANGLE
    0.10

    3.
    CV SIGH ON TAIL OF PLANE
    0.17

    4.
    CV AIRCRAFT IS PUSHED INTO POSITION FOR DISMANTLING
    0.24

    5.
    SV EAST GERMAN OFFICIALS STANDING IN FRONT OF PLANE.
    0.31

    6.
    CV EAST GERMAN OFFICIAL
    0.34

    7.
    CV ANOTHER EAST GERMAN
    0.37

    8.
    GV MAN STARTS TO DISMANTLE PLANE
    0.43

    9.
    SV MEN DISMANTLE WINGS
    0.49

    10.
    GV WINGS ARE LIFTED INTO TRUCK
    0.55

    11.
    GV FUSELAGE IS LOADED ONTO ANOTHER TRUCK
    1.01

    12.
    SV FUSELAGE ON TRUCK
    1.06



    Initials JEC/V/CR/PN


    SEE PRODUCTION NO. 3744/64

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE TINY, TWO-SEATER, SINGLE-ENGINED PLANE IN WHICH TWO EAST GERMAN YOUTHS - WHO HAD NEVER FLOWN A POWERED PLANE BEFORE - ESCAPED INTO WEST GERMANY HAS BEEN RETURNED TO EAST GERMANY. EAST GERMAN OFFICIALS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WENT TO BRAUNSCHWEIG AIRFIELD TO SUPERVISE THE DISMANTLING OF THE AIRCRAFT FOR ITS RETURN JOURNEY BY ROAD.

    THE TWO YOUNG REFUGEES WHO STOLE THE PLANE HAD FLOWN ONLY GLIDERS BEFORE THEIR ESCAPE. THEY MADE A 'BLIND' TAKE-OFF FLIGHT IN A CORNFIELD NEAR MINDEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB98IHBVEGCJ28DEOT7YQPJWJ5
    Media URN:
    VLVAB98IHBVEGCJ28DEOT7YQPJWJ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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