• Short Summary

    Southend had one of its heaviest snowfalls for many years during the night of 23-24th.

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  • Description


    Reel 1 Work went on all morning trying to clear the aircraft -- perimeter tracks - & runway.



    Work on Freighter aircraft - waiting to take off for France - Belgium & Holland



    Snow ploughs at work, while man work on Bristol Freighter aircraft, to clear the snow.



    Reel 2 An attempt was made to clear the snow by revving up the engines of a Bristol Freighter



    Scenes on the front at Southend - the Pie??? & the "Golden Hind"




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Southend had one of its heaviest snowfalls for many years during the night of 23-24th.

    The airport was covered to a depth of more than 6" and was closed to flying.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5A7LLP8RGI3FD7EFRPG5MF59Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA5A7LLP8RGI3FD7EFRPG5MF59Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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