Flying Boat Crash 1936

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    No title, paperwork reads - Flying Boat crash.

    Alexandria, Egypt.

    Various shots of a three engined flying boat sitting on the water. One similar to it has crashed in the Mediterranean killing 12 passengers and crew. M/S of the flying boat taking off and flying overhead. L/S aerial view pan across bay at Alexandria.

    Note: this story was originally part of 'News in a Nutshell.'

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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12178
    Sort Number:
    36/002
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:24:00 / 01:22:01:00
    Canister:
    36/2
    Film ID:
    851.22
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1936
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  • "shots of a three engined flying boat" - the aircraft is a Short S8 Calcutta flying boat, Reg. No. G-EBVG.

    jamied 9th Oct 2012

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