• Short Summary

    Stunt airman Clem Sohn plummets to his death when his parachute fails to open at a Paris air show.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: WINGS OF DEATH! 'BIRD MAN'S' FATAL FLIGHT Sensational pictures of Clem Sohn's death dive. Parachute failure ends 'Birdman's' spectacular career.

    FRANCE: Paris:
    Gen. view aerodrome and crowd. CU plane towards and past. Long view plane up. Long view air view machine rolling. Gen view machine flies upside down. CU pan machine flies upside down. CU Clem Sohn. Gen view plane starting off. Gen view crowd looking up. CU parachutist leaves plane. Gen view Clem Sohn dropping and hitting ground. Long view crowd rushing up. Semi view men attending to clem Sohn. CU Clem Sohn carried away on stretcher.

    Disasters and Accidents; France; Personalities - Aviation
    Background: Stunt airman Clem Sohn plummets to his death when his parachute fails to open at a Paris air show.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6NE1AP6SJHVO2782GE83HQOTE
    Media URN:
    VLVA6NE1AP6SJHVO2782GE83HQOTE
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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