• Short Summary

    Three survivors of the German airline Lufthansa's first serious accident, were filmed by Visnews at Rio's Foreigner's Hospital, Jan 26.

  • Description

    Three survivors of the German airline Lufthansa's first serious accident, were filmed by Visnews at Rio's Foreigner's Hospital, Jan 26. Still undergoing treatment are co-pilot Heinz Jeppel and steward Karl Heinz Frank. Hostess Hilde Dehler was at the hospital saying goodbye to her colleagues. Despite her recent, harrowing experience, she is flying back to Germany, where she will undergo plastic surgery.

    The plane - a Constellation - crashed at Rio International Airport, Jan 11, and burst into flames. Thirty-six passengers and crew were killed.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACUQAFS0FNPUXRBSSSJ4E1ONCQ
    Media URN:
    VLVACUQAFS0FNPUXRBSSSJ4E1ONCQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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