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  • Description

    St. Peters, near Broadstairs, Kent.

    SV Firemen and soldiers at crash site (Superimposed titles) GV. Wrecked area. SV. American soldiers help look for bodies. SCU. Pan, American soldiers help look for bodies. LV. Body being carried to ambulance. SV. Wrecked U.S. Thunderjet jet engine. SV. Broken tree where plane first hit. SV. Pan up damaged house. LV. Men clearing rubble, pan to crowd of people looking on at rescuers. GV. Salvation Army handing out tea. CU. Firemen drinking tea. GV. Damaged area.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene 'F')

    The pilot - Captain Clifford Fogarty - and the owners of the house - Mr and Mrs William Read - died in the crash, as well as Mrs Ellen Collier. The crash occurred on 27 April 1952.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1952
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    26767
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    6.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:59:00 / 01:30:44:00
    Canister:
    52/36
    Sort Number:
    52/036
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 27 April 1952.

    "Captain Fogerty" should read Captain Clifford Fogarty.

    A fourth person also died in the accident, namely Mrs Ellen Collier.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the correction and the additional name. Much appreciated.

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