Monday, August 18, 1969 The Cumberland News (Cumberland, Maryland)

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Alba- the 10 on a of "The His lat- got up was was fuel TOKYO (AP) -- North Ko- rean forces shot down a U.S. V^VAijilij .3UAU ile 111 aut; Up ULA helicopter Sunday about 15 mind before tne moon flight t h Koreans Down U.S. Helicopter Army Training Ship Strayed Across DMZ Crew Of Three Not Identified miles north of the demilitarized zone, Pyongyang radio an- nounced. The broadcast said the plane went down at 11 a.m., the same time the United Nations Com- mand reported an unarmed U.S. Army helicopter with three men aboard missing and possibly down in North Korea. The Communist broadcast, monitored hi Tokyo, said the helicopter was shot down over Kumchon, 15 miles north of Pankunjom, the city in the de- militarized zone where truce talks have been in progress since the end of the Korean war. Panmunjom is about 35 miles northwest of Seoul. The United Nations Command said the U.S. helicopter, an OH23, "may have gone down in Communist North Korean terri- tory" after straying across the truce line during a training flight. A U.N. spokesman said the pi- lot might have become diso- riented and "inadvertently" flown near or over North Ko- rean territory near the Han Riv- er estuary 25 to 30 miles north- west of Seoul. Pyongyang radio called the incident another "provocation by U.S. imperialists in violation of the Korean - armistice agree- ment." There was no mention of the fate of the crewmen. The UNC spokesman withheld the names of the missing crew- men pending notification of rel- atives, but a Pentagon source said in Washington that no top- ranking officers were involved. The spokesman said U.S. Ma- rine Maj. Gen. Arthur H. Ad- ams, senior United Nations Command member on the Ko- rean Military Armistice Com- mission, had requested the as- sistance of his North Korean fact the light helicopter is down in North Korean territory." Collins Says HeWon't Fly Space Again SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) -- Apollo 11 astronaut chael Collins said Sunday he would never again fly into and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. ed he may not.' Collins said he made up his it was successful he would y again, but that "if we it" he would continue as a pilot. Aldrin cast doubt on just his plans are. "Whether I'll remain on status or not, I haven't had opportunity to make that deci- sion yet," he said. The third Apollo 11 spaceman, Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to walk the moon, left door open to future flights. "I'm available in any capaci- ty in which I could serve said Armstrong. "Apollo 11 is my last flight," Collins, a 38-year-old air force colonel, said during the CBS program "Face The Nation." Israeli Jets Raid Egyptian Gun Positions TEL AVIV (AP) -- Israeli jets streaked across the Suez Canal Sunday in a 15-minute raid on Egyptian artillery posi- tions in the Dwadi Suwar area at the riorthern end of Great Bitter Lake, the army an- nounced. A spokesman said the raid lowed an "unusually heavy" ar- tillery barrage. "The Egyptian shelling began at mid-afternoon and gradually increased in intensity," he said. "We tried to silence the tian guns with return fire, but when that failed the planes called in." He said all the planes re- turned safely. The army also announced a sisiance or nis iNortti Korean 1Ile army aiso announcea a um audi uuy counterpart "in returning the 22-year-old Israeli corporal was a woman helicopter and personnel if in killed when his military vehicle SODS struck a land mine in the otj. U.V.TV a JLCUiu. AilU-lc ill Llic hills of Mount Herman, on to

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