• Short Summary

    The Royal Air Force (RAF) transports food and fuel to Berlin, Germany, using Hastings aircraft

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Food and Fuel by Air Lift to Berlin

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    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

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3ETDAEFAY5CPPMGAV4HZ0H38D
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ETDAEFAY5CPPMGAV4HZ0H38D
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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