The Royal Air Force (RAF) transports food and fuel to Berlin, Germany, using Hastings aircraft
SLATE INFORMATION: Food and Fuel by Air Lift to Berlin
AEROPLANES - R.A.F. Complete Berlin air-lift story. Loading up Hastings with coal for Gatow, Berlin. 3 seen in air together. Coming into land - being signalled in. cargoes unloaded at top speed. Coal dropped is swept up again - Good shot of pilot and other crew at controls. Shots of British air crews taking part in the air-lift
BERLIN AIR-LIFT Good complete story. Hastings being used for coal transpo Plane departing for Gatow. Loading with coal. Taking off pilot at controls. 3 planes in air - good shot. Landings 400 a day. Sweeping up coal - Unloading coal - flour etc Signallers signals planes into Gatow to land.
Handley-Page "Hastings" Being loaded with coal etc for the Air-lift. Seen taking off - good shot of three together - Arriving Gatow airport being signalled down to land. Cargoes unloaded at top speed and coal dropped is swept up again.
Cold War; International Aid - Civil; Germany; Aviation
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Background: The Royal Air Force (RAF) transports food and fuel to Berlin, Germany, using Hastings aircraft