• Short Summary

    A DC-3 AIRLINER CRASH-LANDED IN THE SEA JUST OFF MERS-LES-BAINS TODAY (SATURDAY) IN NORTHERN FRANCE - AND ALL 32 PEOPLE ON BOARD ESCAPED UNHURT.

  • Description

    A DC-3 AIRLINER CRASH-LANDED IN THE SEA JUST OFF MERS-LES-BAINS TODAY (SATURDAY) IN NORTHERN FRANCE - AND ALL 32 PEOPLE ON BOARD ESCAPED UNHURT. THE PLANE WAS ON A FLIGHT FROM BEAUVAIS TO LONDON WHEN ITS RADIO NAVIGATIONAL AIDS FAILED.

    THE PILOT PUT THE PLANE DOWN JUST OFF THE BEACH, WHERE IT WAS LATER BROKEN UP IN THE SURF. THE PASSENGERS AND CREW WERE ABLE TO WADE ASHORE, GUIDED BY LOCAL PEOPLE WHO HAD HEARD THE AIRCRAFT ENGINES.

    THE PASSENGERS - 29 IN ALL - COMPLETED THEIR JOURNEY TO LONDON THIS EVENING - BY AIR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACNF84S0DHPG6TI7X47QNE2CRH
    Media URN:
    VLVACNF84S0DHPG6TI7X47QNE2CRH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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