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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Air Rescue Practice Put To The Test".

    Trenton, Ontario. Canada. Paratroops practice reaching a crash site quickly to help out.

    SV Squadron leader HV Peterson briefing parachutists. MV Pan rescue crew dashing out to Dakota aircraft of the RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force). SV Pan rescue squad climb into aircraft. LV Towards and pan Dakota taking off. SV Co-pilot looking through binoculars, taps pilot and points. LV Parachutists baling out and descending. LV Parachutists descending. MV Supplies falling by parachute.

    SV Pan land rescue party moving up towards wreck. SV Parachutists discover 'plane and take off harness, walk towards 'plane. SV Rescue party carrying injured pilot from fuselage of aircraft. SV Rescue party laying injured airman on ground. SV Pan land rescue party arrive with stretcher.

    SV Hand writing on Ops Aboard. - 'Rescue Completed'.

    (F.G.) (Orig. A.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47439
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1452.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:05:00 / 01:31:10:00
    Canister:
    50/15
    Sort Number:
    50/015
  • Appears in...

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    Ontario and Quebec
  • Stills

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

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