Hijacked passengers leaving the released plane in Miami, pilot and passenger speak to press.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel item. Title reads: "U.S. Moves Against Air Pirates After Newest Seizure"
Miami, Florida, United States of America / USA
Night scene, various shots, kidnapped passengers leave plane, MS One of passengers anti-Castro Colombian Foreign Minister, Dr. Julio Ayala, speaking to press. MS. Captain of plane, Carl Ballard, speaking to press. Commentary tells us that this hijack, the fourth of a US airliner, has prompted the Senate to vote for the death penalty for air piracy. It also states that the presence of Dr Ayala on the plane embarrassed Fidel Castro and ensured the quick release from Havana airport.
Note: Date on original paperwork reads: 10/08/1961. American commentary.