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  • Short Summary

    Wreckage of plane on arid land with hills in the background, surrounded by approx. 10 people.

  • Description

    Avdat, Israel.

    Egyptian plane shot down in Israel when 2 Israeli planes intercepted 4 Egyptian aircraft - 2 Vampires and 2 piston-engined planes. The pilot Mohammed Latif 27 years old was taken prisoner. A newspaper cutting elaborates on the story, contained in the documentation.

    U.N. Observers (in uniform) on spot. U.N. Observers consult maps. LS. investigating wreckage of Egyptian Vampire jet. LS. The wrecked plane on arid land with hills in the background, surrounded by approx. 10 people (mostly locals).

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2546.09
    Media URN:
    68478
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:22:00 / 01:11:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 2836 I

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The shooting down of the plane occurred on 12 April 1956.

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