Trans-Atlantic Flight Disaster Aka Transatlantic… 1926

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Full title missing, according to issue sheet it reads: "Trans-Atlantic flight disaster. Captain Fonck's New York - Paris plane crashes within a few moments of taking off and in an instant becomes a raging inferno".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of aeroplane taking off, landing and in flight - a passenger Sikorsky aeroplane. Some aerial shots of aeroplane flying over skyscrapers of New York City. M/S of small crowd gathered around cabin door of grounded aeroplane. A man comes out - Captain Fonck? The crowd lift him up and give him the bumps. Brief still; portrait of man - Captain Fonck?

    Note: story similar to TRANS-ATLANTIC PLANE DISASTER in G 1331. See separate record for details. Also please see record for - TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT DISASTER (version 2 of 2) - for shots of plane crashing and bursting into flames. AH 2001.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26273
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    638.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:38:00 / 01:33:04:00
    Canister:
    G 1333
    Sort Number:
    G 1333
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    picks Aviation Highlights, 1920-1935
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Animals are often the forgotten army of World War I. They displayed unwavering courage even when exposed to extreme conditions. British Pathé pay tribute to these forgotten warriors.
WW1animals
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt

Related Videos

Hide

"The Annual Service For The Military"

A service in York Minster welcomes soldiers stationed in the City.

York City Team In Training

York City Team In Training

York City football team are seen in training at their home ground.

York City Beaten In Replay With Huddersfield Lner

York City Beaten In Replay With Huddersfield Lner

Football match where Huddersfield beat York City 2 to 1.

Piggott Rides For The Queen

Piggott Rides For The Queen

18 years old wonder jockey Lester Piggott rides Queen's horse Perambulator.

Signal Triumph

Signal Triumph

New electric signalling system in York. Yorkshire.

Popcorn Used As Packing Aid

Popcorn Used As Packing Aid

Lamps packed into boxes for transportation, popcorns being placed into box for protection.

HMS York

HMS York

HMS York at sea.

York Minister-General Views

York Minister-General Views

Stock shots of York Minister see from close up and over the rooftops.

Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald