• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed Feb 26 jumping and rescue exercises by French paratroops and mountaineers near the Pic du Midi, French Pyrenees.

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    Visnews filmed Feb 26 jumping and rescue exercises by French paratroops and mountaineers near the Pic du Midi, French Pyrenees.

    A stick of them jumped onto a 2300-metre plateau. Down with them went containers of skis. Then rescue squads belonging to mountain patrols of the region joined the EXERCISE, carried out in the conditions of A simulated accident.

    On the site of the accident, they rig in five minutes specially-designed sledges RUN ON two skis. The rescuers use radio to report their progress to a central base below. Slowly, gently, the wounded are brought down to safety.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA96HR31D88333TDMII3RPXLWJV
    Media URN:
    VLVA96HR31D88333TDMII3RPXLWJV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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