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    Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads '15 Die when Viscount Crashes into Botany Bay'.

    Elevated long shot of rough seas breaking on rocks, pan up to long shot of naval ship off shore. Various shots of rescuers on the shores of Botany Bay searching through wreckage of Viscount plane that is washed up after crash. A coat, child's doll, more personal belongings and plane parts are found among things washed up. Various shots of recovery operation going on the Botany Bay where the Viscount aircraft plunged into the sea. Police skin divers are used to locate wreckage and pieces are seen to be hauled up by a salvage ship. Various shots of wreckage found lying on the deck of ship. MS. & CU. Police inspector and ship's captain examining part to plane radio. LS. Salvage boat at work. Various shots of pieces in hangar prior to being reassembled and made ready for trial investigation into cause of crash.

    (Comb F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 12/12/1961.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:53:00 / 01:46:35:00
    UN 3563 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3563 A
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