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SOUTH AFRICA: DAMAGED BOEINGS STAND IDLE AFTER FREAK HAIL STORMS GROUND THIRD OF NATIONAL FLEET

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One third of South Africa's national airline fleet has been damaged in a freak hailstorm, with damage so bad that the planes have been withdrawn from services. In six hours, more than two and a half inches of rain was measured at Johannesburg's Ja...

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OriginalDate:16 JANUARY 1980
Location:JAN SMUTS AIRPORT, TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA
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TapeDuration:1.49
Country:South Africa
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GV INTERIOR South africa Boeing 707 in hangar
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CU Holes and dents in wing of aircraft PULL OUT PAN ALONG wing damage caused by hail (2 shots)
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SV Smashed skylights in ...

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GV INTERIOR South africa Boeing 707 in hangar
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CU Holes and dents in wing of aircraft PULL OUT PAN ALONG wing damage caused by hail (2 shots)
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SV Smashed skylights in hanger roof
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CU Hail damage in wing of aircraft
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GV PAN EXTERIOR Other Jumbo jets on tarmac
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CU Hail damage to SA Airways Jumbo
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SV PAN Tailplane of British Airways 747 TO engineer examining flaps on wing
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SV Engineers repairing hail damage to wings and flaps of BA 747 (3 shots)
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