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Helicopter ends the isolation of Lelystad

Week number 54-11

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The island of Lelystad was surrounded by ice after a period of frost, but the island could still be reached over the ice. Because of the thaw it has become completely isolated. With a helicopters an airlift was formed, so food, mail and people can be transported to and from the island. The wife and baby of the doctor were aboard this flight.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 March 1954
Length:
01:21

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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