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    No title. Police use helicopters in London.

    M/S policemen grouped round police car looking at map, they are joined by two policemen with dogs. C/U map on bonnet of car, pan up to policeman. C/U policemen getting ready to walk off to search area. C/U police dog running forwards. M/S policemen round car. One walks forward with police dog, followed by others. C/U policemen with police dog walking through grass ready to start search. M/S line of policemen searching. C/U policemen searching undergrowth. M/S policemen reporting back to control car to ask for aid by helicopter. C/U policeman reporting. C/U another policeman calling up helicopters using radio.

    Interior of control point for helicopters. Pilot receives instructions. C/U angle shot of helicopter blade rotating, pan to two men in cockpit of copter looking at map. M/S helicopter rising from ground. C/U of helicopter flying off. M/S helicopter hovering over the search area. C/U of helicopter hovering. C/U pilot in helicopter looking down at police below. L/S of line of police over wide area searching. C/U police with dog through undergrowth. M/S police searching undergrowth. Helicopter flying over the top of the police search party.

    Helicopters are working with the Metropolitan police as part of a Home Office experiment.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:00:00 / 01:48:21:00
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    Science & Technology Religion & Politics
    Crime & Punishment- Police London tragedies (London) police Metropolitan Police History of the Helicopter
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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