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    THE AFTERMATH OF THE CRASH OF AN ARGENTINE MILITARY TRANSPORT PLANE WITH 49 PEOPLE ABOARD.?

  • Description

    THE AFTERMATH OF THE CRASH OF AN ARGENTINE MILITARY TRANSPORT PLANE WITH 49 PEOPLE ABOARD. THE PLANE -- AN ARGENTINE AIR FORCE DC-4 -- GOT LOST IN FOG WHILE ON A PASSENGER FIGHT FROM BUENOS AIRES TO LIMA, PERU. IT CRASHED ON FRIDAY NIGHT INTO A COASTAL SAND DUNE WHILE APPROACHING LIMA. FORTY SIX OF THE 49 ABOARD DIED.

    ONE UNINJURED SURVIVOR WAS A 14-YEAR-OLD BOY. HE WAS THROWN OUT BY THE IMPACT AND CRAWLED CLEAR OF THE FLAMING WRECKAGE. LATER HE HEARD SOBBING AND FOUND AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD GIRL PASSENGER AMONG THE DUNES.

    THEN THEY FOUND ONE OF THE CREW, CRYING FEEBLY FOR HELP BEFORE COLLAPSING. A SEARCHING NAVAL HELICOPTER SPOTTED THEM AT DAWN AND CARRIED THEM OFF TO HOSPITAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE8BCXBNAJ4ZM1VCN59J2NALJP
    Media URN:
    VLVAE8BCXBNAJ4ZM1VCN59J2NALJP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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