163 Cablegram to Jakarta and Lisbon

Canberra, 11 August 1975,9.38 a.m.


Portuguese Timor

Air Traffic Operations in Bacau radioed the control tower in Darwin 0500 EST today (11 August) to the effect that there had been a coup in Portuguese Timor and that Bacau airport was being closed. No further details were communicated.

2. Is there any confirmation/details available in Lisbon?

[NAA: A10463, 801113/11/1, xi]