GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE AT AINTREE 300,000 racing fans gather to watch the Grand National Steeplechase race in Aintree, England. 57 riders contend for the title in a race over a muddy and difficult course. Dozens of riders are unseated and Caughoo of Ireland is the surprise winner.
Date: March 31, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:58:00, With Audio
CAIRO TO HAIFA EXPRESS TRAIN ATTACKED In Mandate Palestine, underground organizations strike out against the British by attacking the Cairo to Haifa train near Rehoboth. The resulting explosion injures civilian passengers and British troops aboard, killing eight.
Date: April 28, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:47:00, With Audio
MOROCCO SULTAN ESCAPES GRENADE New violence in French Morocco. As the pro-French Sultan prays, a grenade explodes in the Mosque, wounding the elderly leader, his Grand Vizir, and two others. clearances.
PLANE CRASH AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT A plane crashes and flips over while landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport. With the plane already burning stewardesses help free the passengers, hanging upside down by their safety belts, and lead them to safety. Fire fighters sift through the debris. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
ANTI-AMERICAN PROTESTS IN HAVANA A new crisis in Cuba after anti-Castro leaflets are scattered through the streets by a plane based in the United States. The incident sparks raids by anti-revolutionary terrorists that kill some and injure many. The reaction of Castro supporters is swift particularly at a conference of U.S. travel agents meeting in Havana.
RESCUE AND RECOVERY AFTER PLANE CRASH Rescue workers search Boston's Pleasant Park channel near Logan International Airport, the scene of a tragic crash of an Electra Turboprop Airplane. 11 survivors are found and 61 are dead. The Lockheed Electra is investigated for safety after the incident. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
26 DIE IN BLUE RIDGE AIR CRASH An intensive search for an airliner missing with 27 aboard ends just as hope is almost abandoned. The missing craft is found on a densely forested ledge in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with only one aboard still alive, trapped in the wreckage in a 36 hour ordeal. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
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