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    RAF mountain rescue, St. Athan, Wales.

    C/U Notice "RAF St. Athan Mountain Rescue". M/S Men in jeep leaving huts on road. L/S Jeep travelling on mountain road. L/S of Mountain scenery. M/S RAF (Royal Air Force) lorry going through wooded road, past camera. M/S Mobile truck coming to halt, back doors opened. C/U Lifting out equipment. C/U RAF man winding aerial in front of lorry. M/S RAF man, winding aerial in front lorry, pan up aerial. M/S RAF jeep travelling through wooded road. Travelling shot from jeep. M/S Jeep coming to a halt and man getting out. M/S Men lifting out haversacks and putting on box.

    M/S Men walking away from jeep further up mountainside. C/U Five men walking and coming to halt. C/U Man looking at compass. C/U Group comparing notes and splitting up into groups of three and two and walking away. L/S Back view, two men through country. M/S Three men reaching summit of mountain. C/U Injured man by waterfall waving. C/U Wireless operator putting on head phone. L/S Man firing Very pistol. L/S Very light landing. L/S man clambering down and meeting injured man. C/U MO attending to injured leg. M/S Rescue party with ropes and stretcher clambering down mountain. Back view stretcher being lowered down mountain.

    C/U Man paying out rope. M/S Stretcher arriving to injured man. C/U Injured man lifting on to stretcher. C/U Covering injured man on stretcher. CU MO watching. M/S Taking stretcher away. M/S Two men holding on to ropes. L/S Party travelling across ground by waterfall. C/U Man paying out rope. M/S Rescue party with stretcher going past camera. C/U Stretcher going over rocks, pan to face of injured man. Silhouette shot of rescue party with stretcher going down mountain.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:43:00 / 01:31:01:00
    NP 288
    Sort Number:
    NP 288
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    mountain rescue
  • Stills

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

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