• Short Summary

    TWO ARGOSY AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE ARE ASSISTING IN THE HUGE SEARCH IN THE MEDITERRANEAN FOR THE MISSING ISRAELI SUBMARINE 'DAKAR'.

  • Description

    TWO ARGOSY AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE ARE ASSISTING IN THE HUGE SEARCH IN THE MEDITERRANEAN FOR THE MISSING ISRAELI SUBMARINE 'DAKAR'. THE SUBMARINE WAS ON ITS WAY FROM BRITAIN TO ISRAEL WITH 69 MEN ABOARD IT WENT MISSING ON THURSDAY.

    SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF FOUR NATIONS ARE MAKING A MASSIVE SEARCH FOR THE VESSEL IN AN AREA 80 MILES (128 K.M.) SOUTH WEST OF CYPRUS FROM WHICH THE LAST MESSAGE SENT BY THE DAKAR WAS RECEIVED.

    THE ROYAL AIRFORCE AIRCRAFT OPERATING OUT CYPRUS ARE SPENDING EIGHT HOURS EACH OVER THE SEARCH AREA. FLYING HAS BEEN DIFFICULT BECAUSE OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW CLOUD.

    THE SEARCH FOR THE 'DAKAR' IS CONTINUING, AND THE ARGOSY AIRCRAFT WILL CONTINUE THEIR SEARCH OPERATIONS FROM AKROTIRI AIRBASE THROUGHOUT THE SEARCH PERIOD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZTO9TH38K05F2UIU7DYF9GO0
    Media URN:
    VLVADZTO9TH38K05F2UIU7DYF9GO0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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