- Title: FRANCE: NEW SECURITY CLAMPDOWN FOLLOWS ORLY AIRPORT HIJACK.
- Date: 23rd January 1975
- Summary: 1. GV EXTERIOR Orly Sud airport 0.03 2. STV PAN Armed security man 0.13 3. GV PAN Empty terraces with CRS man 0.18 4. GV CRS man on terrace ZOOM empty staircases 0.22 5. GV Armed CRS men near control tower 0.26 6. SV CRS man on terrace PULL TO GV 0.30 7. SV ZOOM FROM INTERIOR deserted lounge TO CRS 0.42 8. SV Armed airport police at departure gate 0.46 9. SV Security men frisking passenger 0.53 Initials CL/0??? CL/0144 Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
- Embargoed: 7th February 1975 12:00
- Location: ORLY AIRPORT, PARIS, FRANCE
- Country: France
- Reuters ID: LVA7LJA76N0OSV70R6JY11ECKAEH
- Story Text: Following the hijack drama at Orly airport, Paris, on Sunday (January 19) stringent security has been enforced at the airport. Strong detachments of the Compangies Republicanise Securite (CRS) and armed airport buildings.
As part of the new measures, all observations terraces are shut to visitors, higher perimeter fences are to be installed and police marksmen will patrol the area.
Sunday's attack, in which Arab terrorists tried to shoot at an Israeli airliner with a rocket-launcher, was the second such attack at Orly within a week.
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