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Disaster in the Air : The Crash of the Kashmir Princess 1955

A K Mitra

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ISBN 10: 8175101237 / ISBN 13: 9788175101234
Published by Reliance, New Delhi, 2001
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Contents: Preface. 1. Indonesia in the fifties. 2. Glimpses of Djakarta, Bogor and Bandung. 3. The historic Bogor and Bandung conferences. 4. Disaster in the air - the crash of the Kashmir Princess. 5. Inquiry commission interviews eyewitnesses. 6. What the survivors had to say. 7. Fact-finding in Singapore and Djakarta. 8. The salvage of the wreckage. 9. The mystery of the crash unravelled at Hong Kong. 10. The commission's findings. 11. Tributes to the victims, the survivors and the rescuers. " It is not often that one comes across an international mystery thriller at the highest level of world leaders, a sort of super-who-dunnit in this case featuring, President Soekarno of Indonesia Prime Minister Nehru of India and Chou-en Lai of Communist China in a dastardly act of mass murder.The incident is the act of sabotage that caused the crash of the chartered Air-India International Super-Constellation, the Kashmir Princes,carrying a party of Communist Chinese journalists to the first non- aligned Summit Conference at Bandung, Indonesia, in April 1955. "The case was solved because of he meticulous investigation carried out by an inquiry commission appointed by the Government of Indonesia, and the co- operation freely offered by Air India officials, British officials in Hong Kong and by ships of the Royal Navy and the Navy of Indonesia." No. 25322 125 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 40359

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Title: Disaster in the Air : The Crash of the ...

Publisher: Reliance, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:New

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