• Short Summary

    AIR CONGO, THE NATIONAL AIRLINE OF CONGO-KINSHASA, RECENTLY TOOK DELIVERY OF ITS LATEST JET, A BRITISH- BUILT BAC 1-11.

  • Description

    AIR CONGO, THE NATIONAL AIRLINE OF CONGO-KINSHASA, RECENTLY TOOK DELIVERY OF ITS LATEST JET, A BRITISH- BUILT BAC 1-11. AND TO COMMEMORATE THE OCCASION, AIRLINE OFFICIALS, MINISTERS AND DIPLOMATS WERE TAKEN ON AN INAUGURAL FLIGHT.

    THE INAUGURAL FLIGHT TOOK OFF FROM NDJILI AIRPORT, THIRTY KILOMETRES FROM KINSHASA. THE SEVENTY-ONE PASSENGERS ON BOARD INCLUDED A NUMBER OF PERSONALITIES, INCLUDING THE CONGO-KINSHASA HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR YOUTH AND SPORT, M. MWAMBA.

    THE BAC 1-11, A TWIN REAR-ENGINED JET IS CAPABLE OF TAKING OFF WITHIN THIRTY SECONDS AND CAN CLIMB AT A RATE OF 1,000 METRES A MINUTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADOANVQS823BQAA4ELAG69IDWM
    Media URN:
    VLVADOANVQS823BQAA4ELAG69IDWM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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