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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Dakota crash in Swiss Alps.

    C/Us of American official standing in front of map informing journalists that they have not yet located the crashed aeroplane. (natural sound) He says that the French and English are also helping in the search. He says the search will continue all afternoon and possibly all night depending on the weather.

    Another official says that they have located the crashed plane in Switzerland. He says that at this time there is no information on the survivors. C/U of woman talking to journalist through microphone. More shots of official talking. Various shots of officials looking at maps. Air to air shots of Dakotas in flight flying over Swiss Alps. Air to ground shots of the crashed aircraft in the snow. More shots of planes in-flight. Air to ground shots of people on the ground (possibly rescue team). Plane on skis landing in the mountains. Similar footage to newsreel item follows.

    Cataloguer's note: Cuts for 46/95.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:50:00 / 01:44:22:00
    UN 1652 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1652 A
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    Switzerland in the 1940s
  • Stills

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

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