• Short Summary

    ALL 94 PASSENGERS AND CREW ABOARD AN ALITALIA DC-8 JETLINER WERE KILLED WHEN THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO A HILLTOP NEAR POONA, BOMBAY STATE, JULY 7.

  • Description

    ALL 94 PASSENGERS AND CREW ABOARD AN ALITALIA DC-8 JETLINER WERE KILLED WHEN THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED INTO A HILLTOP NEAR POONA, BOMBAY STATE, JULY 7. BOMBAY AIRPORT CONTROL TOWER LOST CONTACT WITH THE AIRCRAFT SHORTLY BEFORE IT WAS DUE TO LAND. THE PLANE, ON A FLIGHT FROM SYDNEY TO ROME, NOSE-DIVED INTO THE 700 FT., JUNGLE-CLAD HILL.

    MONSOON RAINS AND MUD HAMPERED SEARCH PARTIES FOR SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE THE SCATTERED WRECKAGE WAS FOUND. THE DC-8 WAS CARRYING 85 PASSENGERS AND A CREW OF NINE ON THE BANGKOK-BOMBAY STAGE OF ITS INTER-CONTINENTAL FLIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBNGNFRCZQKIZCAO7HX7Y6MDJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABBNGNFRCZQKIZCAO7HX7Y6MDJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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