[00:12.67]Did the detectives save the diamonds?
[00:19.65]The plane was late and detectives were waiting at the airport all morning.
[00:25.93]They were expecting a valuable parcel of diamonds from South Africa.
[00:32.69]A few hours earlier,
[00:34.67]someone had told the police that thieves would try to steal the diamonds.
[00:41.73]When the plane arrived,
[00:43.78]some of the detectives were waiting inside the main building while others were waiting on the airfield.
[00:53.04]Two men took the parcel off the plane and carried it into the Customs House.
[01:00.22]While two detectives were keeping guard at the door,
[01:04.12] two others opened the parcel.
[01:08.21]To their surprise,
[01:10.58] the precious parcel was full of stones and sand!