No title - New Air-Sea rescue service demonstrated. Southend-on-Sea, Essex.
C/U man inside floating rubber dinghy waiting to be rescued. M/S spotter plane flying overhead, looking for dinghy. C/U pilot of spotter plane. M/S rubber dinghy taken from pilot's position. C/U pilot. M/S doors of lifeboat station opening ready to launch lifeboat at Southend. Travel shot from lifeboat as it is launched. C/U skipper of lifeboat. M/S and C/U crew erecting radar aerial. C/U aerial. C/U lifeboat man speaking on radio telephone.
M/S as spotter plane flies overhead. C/U pilot. M/S crew of lifeboat, in background spotter plane flies past. M/S rubber dinghy taken onto lifeboat. M/S lifeboat approaching dinghy. M/S dinghy. C/U lifeboat as it approaches dinghy, a man sits on edge. M/S as men come aboard lifeboat from dinghy. M/S spotter plane as it flies past. C/U rescued men onboard lifeboat drinking tea.