• Short Summary

    Welsh rugby fans die in terrible plane crash on their way home from match.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sigginston, Glam. 80 Die In World's Worst Air Crash"

    Sigginston, Glamorgan, Wales.

    GV Village of Sigginston (Sigingstone?).

    GV Crashed Tudor V plane, 80 people died in the crash - many of them were Wales Rugby fans.

    SV Rescuers hunting among wreckage.

    SV After part of Tudor pan along wreckage.

    SV Port tail 'plane pan along Tudor.

    SV Wreckage.

    MV Port wing pan to fuselage.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1458.07
    Media URN:
    47557
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1950
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:29:00 / 01:07:21:00
    Canister:
    50/22

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The title card reads Sigginston, but the village actually appears to be called Sigingstone.

    The crash occurred on 12 March 1950.

  2. British Pathé says

    Interesting - has anyone ever been to Sigingstone?

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