Tragic Air Disaster 1930

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    No title, paperwork reads - Tragic air disaster. Mr and Mrs Hodges, returning from honeymoon trip, perish, and other passengers and crew injured in French airliner crash. Near Marden.

    M/S of people walking amongst the wreckage, the Farman F-63 Goliath aeroplane is completely devastated, camera pans slowly across to the wing, the end of which is still intact, laying on the ground. Various shots of the smoking wreckage. M/S as the camera pans up the fuselage and across the body. Two policemen talk to a man stood by it.

    Note: The crash occurred on 10 February 1930.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1930
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    18830
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    816.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:40:00 / 01:38:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1685
    Sort Number:
    G 1685
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    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
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    Air Crash
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  • "Marsden" should read Marden.

    The crash occurred on 10 February 1930.

    The plane involved was a Farman F-63 Goliath. The aircraft was destroyed while attempting an emergency landing at Marden airfield.

    jamied 13th Mar 2012
  • Thanks - anyone know why it was attempting an emergency landing?

    British Pathé 11th May 2012
  • The emergency landing was attempted after failure of the starboard tailplane.

    jamied 14th May 2012

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