• Short Summary

    WORLD AIRWAYS PRESIDENT ED DALY, WHOSE COMPANY IS SHUTTLING REFUGEES OUT OF DANANG SAID FRIDAY THE AIRLIFT HAD TO BE SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF THE MOB SCENE AT THE AIRPORT THERE.

  • Description


    DALY SASEE SAYS "IT WAS A MOB SCENE, WE HAD BEEN ASSURED THAT THE VIETNAMESE MILITARY THERE WOULD HAVE ADEQUATE FORCES TO PROTECT OUR MEN AND AIRCRAFT. THERE WAS NO SUCH PROTECTION IT WAS A MOB SCENE. THEY HUNG ONTO THE REAR RAMP OF THE 727 DAMAGING IT SLIGHTLY. THE PILOT TURNED ON THE ENGINES AND HAD TO BLAST THE PEOPLE BACK".




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    REPORTER: GARRICK UTLEY

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    Background: WORLD AIRWAYS PRESIDENT ED DALY, WHOSE COMPANY IS SHUTTLING REFUGEES OUT OF DANANG SAID FRIDAY THE AIRLIFT HAD TO BE SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF THE MOB SCENE AT THE AIRPORT THERE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSK5U2HW69UW8NPAALNWR02PA
    Media URN:
    VLVABSK5U2HW69UW8NPAALNWR02PA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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