• Short Summary

    THE CONGOLESE AIR FORCE RECEIVED TWO T-28 FIGHTER AIRCRAFT IN A CEREMONY AT NDJILI RECENTLY.?

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    THE CONGOLESE AIR FORCE RECEIVED TWO T-28 FIGHTER AIRCRAFT IN A CEREMONY AT NDJILI RECENTLY. THE T-28 TYPE OF TRAINER AIRCRAFT, WHICH WILL BE USED IN THE CONGO IN A GROUND SUPPORT ROLE, WERE WIDELY USED BY THE AMERICAN AIR FORCE IN VIETNAM. THE PROPELLOR-DRIVEN AIRCRAFT WERE RECEIVED ON BEHALF OF CONGO-KINSHASA BY COLONEL MAMBINDA FROM GENERAL BOISWERT OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE.

    GENERAL JACQUES DOUMRO, CHIEF-OF-STAFF OF THE CHAD NATIONAL ARMY, WHO ARRIVED IN CONGO-KINSHASA AT THE HEAD OF A 2--STRONG MILITARY MISSION ON MARCH 5, WAS GREETED AT NDJILI AIRPORT BY GENERAL BOBOZO, OF THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY.

    AFTER A CONFERENCE AT THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY HEADQUARTERS, GENERAL DOUMRO AND THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CHAD MISSION INSPECTED THE FIRST AIR GROUP AT NDOLO AND WATCHED A DEMONSTRATION BY MEN AND WOMEN PARATROOPERS. GENERAL DOUMRO WAS PRESENTED WITH AN INSIGNIA OF THE CONGOLESE PARATROOPERS BY MAJOR TSHIKEVA. THE CHAD CHIEF-OF-STAFF PRESENTED A CHAD PARATROOPERS BADGE TO THE ENTIRE UNIT.

    GENERAL DOUMRO, WHO HAS BEEN DISCUSSING MILITARY QUESTIONS OF INTEREST TO BOTH COUNTRIES WITH CONGO-KINSHASA'S SENIOR OFFICERS, ALSO VISITED THE AIR-SUPPORTED BRIGADE AT MIKONDO AND SAW A SMALL ARMS DEMONSTRATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAGFF1SHWE31NK3PZEASD17JJC
    Media URN:
    VLVAGFF1SHWE31NK3PZEASD17JJC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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