A British RAF helicopter from Hong Kong moves over Danish cargo ship the Clara Maersk to start an airlift on May 2, 1975. Four people, including a sick baby, required urgent air pick up from the ship carrying over 3,000 Vietnamese refugees. A British RAF helicopter from Hong Kong moves over Danish cargo ship the Clara Maersk to start an airlift on May 2, 1975. Four people, including a sick baby, required urgent air pick up from the ship carrying over 3,000 Vietnamese refugees.
A British RAF helicopter from Hong Kong moves over Danish cargo ship the Clara Maersk to start an airlift on May 2, 1975. Four people, including a sick baby, required urgent air pick up from the ship carrying over 3,000 Vietnamese refugees.

Vietnam

As a baby she was one of 3,628 Vietnamese refugees rescued at sea; 45 years on, she meets air force sergeant who saved her

  • The refugees were saved from a ship adrift in the South China Sea in 1975; the daring mission is documented in filmmaker Duc Nguyen’s new project
  • A sick baby needed an urgent air pickup; now a successful fashion designer, she recently spoke with one of the rescue crew for the first time

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A British RAF helicopter from Hong Kong moves over Danish cargo ship the Clara Maersk to start an airlift on May 2, 1975. Four people, including a sick baby, required urgent air pick up from the ship carrying over 3,000 Vietnamese refugees. A British RAF helicopter from Hong Kong moves over Danish cargo ship the Clara Maersk to start an airlift on May 2, 1975. Four people, including a sick baby, required urgent air pick up from the ship carrying over 3,000 Vietnamese refugees.
A British RAF helicopter from Hong Kong moves over Danish cargo ship the Clara Maersk to start an airlift on May 2, 1975. Four people, including a sick baby, required urgent air pick up from the ship carrying over 3,000 Vietnamese refugees.
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