Tailless Bomber Trail 1964

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Kansas, United States of America (USA).

Bomber's Safe Flight Without Tail Fin Gives Valuable Data'.

Various air to air shots of the American B-52 Flying Fortress bomber plane flying without a tail which was ripped off by strong wind. MCU. Pilot in cockpit. CU. Dials and controls....

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
88810
Sort Number:
UN 3871 I
Time in/Out:
01:41:29:00 / 01:42:25:00
Canister:
UN 3871 I
Film ID:
3159.29
Issue Date:
1964

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