Mosquito Plane In Flight 1947

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London & Cape Town, South Africa.

British Mosquito aircraft flies from London to Cape Town in 21 1/2 hours. LS. Scene on the airfield at Cape Town, South Africa, as the arrival of the plane is awaited. Table Mountain in the background. Several shots of the plane landing and the pilot, Squadron...



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01:27:12:00 / 01:31:47:00
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