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  • Description

    Item title reads - U.S.A.

    America, exact location of events unknown.

    Parachutist Harry Brickmeyer climbs into the cockpit of the plane from which he will test the new pilot ejection apparatus. Various shots as the aeroplane takes off. Wearing an oxygen mask, he signals his ok to the plane pilot for the test. C/U as he pulls the switch which releases the parachute seat and throws him clear of the plane. He hurtles through the sky for several hundred feet before his parachute opens. He floats gently towards the ground.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45852
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1408.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:08:00 / 01:51:38:00
    Canister:
    46/72
    Sort Number:
    46/072
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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