• Short Summary

    WEST GERMANY'S AIR FORCE SHOWED ITS WINGS OVER ADEN FOR THE FIRST TIME LAST SUNDAY WHEN FIVE 'NORD ATLAS' TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT - CARRYING TEN TONS OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR THE YEMEN - ARRIVED AT ADEN CIVIL AIRPORT.

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    WEST GERMANY'S AIR FORCE SHOWED ITS WINGS OVER ADEN FOR THE FIRST TIME LAST SUNDAY WHEN FIVE 'NORD ATLAS' TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT - CARRYING TEN TONS OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR THE YEMEN - ARRIVED AT ADEN CIVIL AIRPORT.

    THE SUPPLIES, INCLUDING MEDICINE, BANDAGES, X-RAY PLATES AND OTHER PHARMACEUTICAL ITEMS; ARE DUE TO BE TRANSPORTED BY MOTOR TRUCKS ACROSS 200 MILES OF ROUGH DESERT TRACKS IN THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION TO TAIZ IN YEMEN.

    ACCORDING TO A WEST GERMAN STATEMENT ISSUED IN ADEN, THE SUPPLIES ARE A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE OF FEDERAL GERMANY TO THE PEOPLE OF YEMEN. THE STATEMENT ADDS THAT THE GIFT WAS PLANNED BEFORE THE COUP LAST SEPTEMBER, BUT ADDS THAT IT WILL HELP RELIEVE THE "SERVE SITUATION" IN THE YEMEN. THE SUPPLIES WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO GERMAN PHYSICIANS WORKING IN HOSPITALS IN THE YEMEN. THE STATEMENT SAYS THAT WEST GERMANY IS PLANNING TO SEND AN EXPERT TO THE YEMEN TO ASSIST IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FACTORY TO MANUFACTURE SIMPLE MEDICAMENTS.

    THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION ANNOUNCED ON SUNDAY THAT ALL CUSTOMS FORMALITIES WILL BE WAIVED TO ALLOW THE ROAD CONVOY TO REACH YEMEN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

    MEANWHILE, THE CREWS OF THE FIVE GERMAN AIRCRAFT WHICH BROUGHT THE SUPPLIES, ARE STAYING IN ADEN FOR THREE DAYS AS GUESTS OF BRITAIN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADEDQJ5ETY0WTWO0Z8F33GCMRJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADEDQJ5ETY0WTWO0Z8F33GCMRJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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