• Short Summary

    The first East -West Translatlantic flight took off from Baldonnel ,Ireland on April 12 and landed in Greenly Island, Labrador ,Canada on 13 April 1928.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION - CAPTION "BRAVO BREMEN" - BALDONNEL, IRELAND TO
    GREENLY ISLAND. LABRADOR - GERMAN ALL METAL PLANE ACCOMPLISHES
    FIRST EAST- TO - WEST TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT

    Baldonnel ,Ireland ( April 12, 1928)

    "Bremen" D-1167 aircraft / preparations for take -off/ ,,men working on engine /"Junker " sign seen on side of plane

    CAPTION - COMDT FITMAURICE (RIGHT) OF IRISH AIR FORCE ACCOMPANIED
    CAPT KOHL AND BARON VON HUNEFELD AS CO-PILOT

    posibly Baron Guether Von Hunefeld (left) and Commandant James Fitzmaurice (right)
    Plane taking off / crowd waving goodbye

    CAPTION - JOY AFTER ANXIETY - MRS FITZMAURICE AND CHILD

    Mrs James Fitzmaurice with girl
    Background: The first East -West Translatlantic flight took off from Baldonnel ,Ireland on April 12 and landed in Greenly Island, Labrador ,Canada on 13 April 1928. The flight took 36 hours.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7QLWMURI5SBKNODW0U3L0RYZF
    Media URN:
    VLVA7QLWMURI5SBKNODW0U3L0RYZF
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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