Air Crash Averted 1926

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Full title reads: "Air crash averted by women's pluck and iron nerve. Woman pilot changes planes and fixes new landing wheel on disabled plane in mid-air".

Los Angeles (LA), United States of America (USA).

M/S of aeroplane flying low over camera with only one landing wheel. M/S of...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
26363
Sort Number:
G 1344
Time in/Out:
01:43:44:00 / 01:46:30:00
Canister:
G 1344
Film ID:
650.14
Issue Date:
08/11/1926

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