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    ENGLAND: THE FARNBOROUGH TRAGEDY. John Derry, ace test pilot, the victim of the tragic air crash at Farnborough. Colleague and friend Neville Duke pays his tribute. Minister of Supply, Mr. Duncan Sandys visits injured in hospital. B.P.N., Acton, London, England SCU Charles Ball. (B.P.N. employee who actually witnessed the crash at Farnborough) LV Charles Ball speaks:- (Nat.sd.) SCU Continues:- (Nat.sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS. LV Mr. Charles Ball speaks:- "I was watching through my glasses, and he was about a mile and a half away & I saw his tail-plane break off and other parts of the plane fall to the ground."



    SCU Mr. Charles Ball continues:- "We saw where the engines had fallen but a great cloud of brown dust had arose behind us. There was complete silence for a minute or so it seemed, and then we realised that the engines hadn't cleared the aerodrome but must have fallen into a further group of spectators behind."



    ENGLAND: THE FARNBOROUGH TRAGEDY. John Derry, ace test pilot, the victims of the tragic air crash at Farnborough. Colleague and Friend Neville Duke pays tribute to him. Minister of Supply Mr. Duncan Sandys visits injured in hospital. SCU Neville Duke. CU Neveill Duke speaks -(Nat.sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS. CU Neville Duke speaks:-



    "The recent tragic death of John Derry at Farnborough is a great loss to me personally as a friend and also to the whole test flying industry. I am sure that it would be the wish of John that his work was carried on by his colleagues as it will be in the future."



    ENGLAND: THE FARNBOROUGH TRAGEDY. John Derry, ace test pilot, the victim of the tragic air crash at Farnborough. Colleague and friend Neville Duke pays his tribute. Minister of Supply Mr. Duncan Sandys visits injured in hospital. Farnborough, England SV John Derry towards plane...LIB. NO. 16850.



    Angle V Derry in cockpit...LIB. NO. 16850.



    CU Derry in cockpit...LIB. NO. 17146.



    Shot D.H. 110 in flight. (This is the plane in which John Derry was killed) Angle V People looking up. Close V DH 110 in flight - disappears out of picture. Fake shot rushing to earth and long fade on end.



    GV Crowd on hill where accident occurred. SV Hill pan to runway. SV Crowd watch planes. Shot DH 110 in flight. CU John Derry...LIB. NO. 16850.



    ENGLAND: THE FARNBOROUGH TRAGEDY. John Derry, ace test pilot, the victim of the tragic air crash at Farnborough. Colleague and friend Neville Duke pays his tribute. Minister of Supply Mr. Duncan Sandys visits injured in hospital. Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot, England GV Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot. GV Int. Of hospital. SV Int. Duncan Sandys, Minister of Supply talking to one of the injured, Mr. E.J. Goodwin of St. Albans. SCU Goodwin. SV Hospital ward.



    Disasters and Accidents; Aviation; Personalities - Aviation; Personalities - Politicians; Medicine and Health; Duncan Edwin Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys (1908-1987), Neville Frederick Duke (b. 1922), Great Britain




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    Film ID:
    VLVA5WARY1NRXZCN1A70PMW0DHI67
    Media URN:
    VLVA5WARY1NRXZCN1A70PMW0DHI67
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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