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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brixton. A lucky escape for everybody! - 'Film' plane crashes in back garden of crowded suburban street."

    Brixton, London.

    Pan across scene where a small light aircraft has crashed into a garden. Police are looking over the scene. The plane had been filming shots for the British International Pictures film (BIP) 'Flying Fool'. More shots of the wreckage of the plane. Closer shots of the police inspecting the crash site.

    (Sound Track runs out before end of item)

    This material is from 1930s Extras Reel 2 - keep separately from original newsreels.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6219
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    709.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:20:00 / 01:28:28:00
    Canister:
    31/11
    Sort Number:
    31/011
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    1930s London Brixton
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The incident occurred on 2nd February 1931. Plane involved was an Avro 504K, Registration Number G-EBYE.

  2. jamied says

    The attached newspaper article of the era gives lots of detail about the incident, including that the location of the crash was Gresham Road in Brixton......

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/artic
    le/4256041#pstart482178

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