• Short Summary

    A DOMESTIC HELICOPTER SERVICE TO REMOTE AREAS OF GREENLAND, USING TWO JET-POWERED AIRCRAFT, IS TO BEGIN ON JUNE 1.

  • Description

    A DOMESTIC HELICOPTER SERVICE TO REMOTE AREAS OF GREENLAND, USING TWO JET-POWERED AIRCRAFT, IS TO BEGIN ON JUNE 1. THE HELICOPTER SERVICE WILL CONNECT SIX OUTLYING TOWNSHIPS IN GREENLAND WITH THE MAIN AIRPORT AT SONDRE STROMFJORD WHERE AIRCRAFT LEAVE REGULARLY FOR COPENHAGEN AND THE UNITED STATES.

    THE HELICOPTER SERVICE WILL REDUCE TO MINUTES JOURNEYS WHICH HAVE IN THE PAST TAKEN UP TO SEVERAL DAYS BY SEA. THE HELICOPTERS CARRY TWENTY-FOUR PASSENGERS. THEY HAVE A SPEED OF 157 M.P.H. (226 KM.P.H.) DURING THE PAST FEW MONTHS CONSTRUCTION CREWS HAVE COMPLETED HELIPORTS TO VARIOUS TOWNS IN GREENLAND WHICH WILL BE CONNECTED TO THE SERVICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABEI0MQZ3FE4PWN3QBBXW04QRI
    Media URN:
    VLVABEI0MQZ3FE4PWN3QBBXW04QRI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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