• Short Summary

    THE SPANISH INFORMATION MINISTRY ANNOUNCED AT THE WEEKEND THAT A CARAVELLE JET AIRLINER HAD FLOWN ALMOST DAILY TO AND FROM GERMANY FOR 5 MONTHS WITH AN UNEXPLODED BOMB ON BOARD.

  • Description

    THE SPANISH INFORMATION MINISTRY ANNOUNCED AT THE WEEKEND THAT A CARAVELLE JET AIRLINER HAD FLOWN ALMOST DAILY TO AND FROM GERMANY FOR 5 MONTHS WITH AN UNEXPLODED BOMB ON BOARD.

    DURING THAT TIME ABOUT 10,000 PASSENGERS TRAVELLED IN THE AIRCRAFT.TECHNICIANS OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL AIRLINE IBERIA ARE SAID TO HAVE FOUND THE BOMB HIDDEN IN THE TOILET OF THE AIRCRAFT WHEN IT WAS TAKEN OUT OF SERVICE FOR A MAJOR OVERHAUL.THE BOMB'S FIRING MECHANISM WAS RUSTY BUT COULD STILL HAVE BEEN TRIGGERED OFF.

    BLAME FOR THE BOMB HAS BEEN PLACED ON JOAQUIN DEL GADO A FRENCH BORN NATURALISED SPANIARD GARROTTED A WEEK AGO AT A MADRID MILITARY CAMP FOR BOMB OUTRAGES IN THE CITY.(IN MARCH A TIP OFF WAS RECEIVED THAT A BOMB HAD BEEN PLANTED ON THE CARAVELLE BUT A SEARCH DID NOT FIND IT).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAU3RHZOWMTJ1FUEEMABWITUW0
    Media URN:
    VLVAU3RHZOWMTJ1FUEEMABWITUW0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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