Lost In Shangri-la - Escape From A Hidden World - A True Story

"Colonel Prossen searched for ways to ease the stress among his staff.

On the 13th May 1945 he had arranged the most sought after prize, one certain to boost morale - a trip to Shangri-la.

Margaret was at her desk when the invitation came..."

The members of Base G camp in Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, are given time out to fly over this wonderful hidden valley, where time stands still.

The only inhabitants are the 'Stone Age' Yali and Dani tribes-people, who populate the jungle swathes.

The flight in a plane called 'The Gremlin Special' should be a real eye-opener, but then something goes badly wrong...

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"Colonel Prossen searched for ways to ease the stress among his staff.

On the 13th May 1945 he had arranged the most sought after prize, one certain to boost morale - a trip to Shangri-la.

Margaret was at her desk when the invitation came..."

The members of Base G camp in Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, are given time out to fly over this wonderful hidden valley, where time stands still.

The only inhabitants are the 'Stone Age' Yali and Dani tribes-people, who populate the jungle swathes.

The flight in a plane called 'The Gremlin Special' should be a real eye-opener, but then something goes badly wrong...This tale of a forgotten land is abridged in five

parts by Katrin Williams, and we first learn how the plane

is forced down in empty, verdant nowhere.

But are there

any survivors?

Reader Nathan Osgood

Producer Duncan Minshull.

The plane is forced down in empty, verdant nowhere.

But are there any survivors?

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There are three survivors after The Gremlin Special goes down

in verdant jungle.

Margaret, McCollum and Decker struggle making

it up to high land, then find out they are not alone...

Reader Nathan Osgood.

The three survivors, Margaret, McCollum and Decker, find out they are not alone.

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The survivors spend more time in the company of 'Pete'

and co, witnessing ancient rituals never before revealed to

the world.

Then more sky-spirits descend to amaze the

tribes-people..

Reader Nathan Osgood.

The survivors spend more time in the company of 'Pete' and co, witnessing ancient rituals.

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Hollywood comes to the Valley as a wobbly

figure with cameras attached falls from the skies

into the long grasses.

He's here to film the tribes

of course...

Reader Nathan Osgood.

Hollywood comes to the Valley as a wobbly figure with cameras attached falls from the sky.

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The top brass at Base G hatch an audacious plot to get all

survivors and paratroopers out of the hidden valley.

But will

the attempted acrobatics with three aeroplanes ever succeed?

Reader Nathan Osgood.

The top brass at Base G plot to get all survivors and paratroopers out of the valley.