• Short Summary

    A TRIDENT JET AIRLINER OF BRITISH EUROPEAN AIRWAYS WHICH HAS BEEN ON A PROVING AND SALES PROMOTION TOUR OF THE FAR EAST LANDED AT SAIGON, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE CAPITAL, ON OCTOBER 18 ON ITS WAY BACK TO BRITAIN.

  • Description

    A TRIDENT JET AIRLINER OF BRITISH EUROPEAN AIRWAYS WHICH HAS BEEN ON A PROVING AND SALES PROMOTION TOUR OF THE FAR EAST LANDED AT SAIGON, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE CAPITAL, ON OCTOBER 18 ON ITS WAY BACK TO BRITAIN.

    PILOTED BY WARTIME FIGHTER ACE GROUP CAPTAIN JOHN "CATS EYES" CUNNINGHAM, THE TRIDENT WAS ON THE GROUND AT SAIGON AIRPORT ABOUT AN HOUR BEFORE LEAVING FOR BANGKOK.

    THE AIRCRAFT, BUILT BY HAWKER-SIDDELEY AND COSTING ABOUT ONE AND A HALF MILLION STERLING, HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO POSSIBLE BUYERS IN JAPAN VIETNAMESE MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OFFICIALS AND UNITED STATES MILITARY OFFICERS WERE AMONG VISITORS TO THE AIRCRAFT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD11F3P4IEFV1X0UMZLWO1AIVD
    Media URN:
    VLVAD11F3P4IEFV1X0UMZLWO1AIVD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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