• Short Summary

    The 'Scorpion' interception Carrier mishap during Armed Forces Day.

  • Description

    SLATE: ARMED FORCES DAY IN U.S.

    AEROPLANES AMERICA. During "FORCES DAY IN AMERICA" shots of B.17 acting as target & coming down in flames after being hit by rockets fm a Scorpion jet fighter & shots of a COUGAR JET FIGHTER career along F/D on A/C ESSEX & crashing in the drink.

    AMERICA. "ARMED FORCES DAY" In Michigan, Elgin Air Force Base & on A/C Essex

    AMERICA...(NAVAL) "ARMED FORCES DAY IN AMERICA" action scenes o/b the U.S. A/C ESSEX A COUGAR JET FIGHTER careers along F/Deck & drops in the drink...Pilot saved by HELICOPTER...good shot of Helicopter & the Pilot walking along F/D after the rescue.

    AMERICAN PLANES B.17. U.S. BOMBER. Target for "FORCES DAY IN AMERICA" seen falling in flames after being hit by rockets fm a SCORPION fighter.

    COUGAR. U.S. JET FIGHTER. During "FORCES DAY IN AMERICA" the...seen sliding along the F/D of A/C ESSEX. & toppling in the Drink...Pilot saved by Helicopter.

    CRASHES AEROPLANE. An American "COUGAR" Jet Fighter topples over the side of A/C ESSEX failing to be arrested by the Aresters.

    ELGIN AIR FORCE BASE (FLORIDA) During the "ARMED FORCES DAY IN AMERICA" DRAMATIC destruction of a B.17 Bomber by Scorpion fighter by rockets.

    U.S.S.A/C ESSEX. Shots of a "COUGAR" Jet Fighter sliding along the F/D...& toppling into the Drink...shots also of HELICOPTER hovering & alighting on the F/D & the Pilot walking along... after being saved.

    FLORIDA. During the "ARMED FORCES DAY" At Elgin Air Force Base the dramatic destruction of a B.17 Bomber by a Scorpion fighter by rockets.

    GUIDED MISSILES. Seen at Michigan news ...in the atomic range during the "ARMED FORCES DAY".

    HELICOPTERS.... Good shot of US. HELICOPTER airbourne & on F/D of U.S.S. A/C ESSEX....During the "ARMED FORCES DAY"

    JET PROPELLED 'PLANES Scorpion Fighter & "Cougar" Jet Fighter in U.S. during the "ARMED FORCES DAY" in America

    MICHIGAN...U.S.A. "ARMED FORES DAY IN AMERICA" guided Missiles seen at... newest weapons in the atomic range.

    (U.S. JET) Launches rockets on target B,17 ....during "FORCES DAY IN AMERICA"

    Military - Active; Airforce - Active; Navy - Active; United States of America
    Background: The 'Scorpion' interception Carrier mishap during Armed Forces Day.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9YTAGNLC09E1BQ5E1V34S4JKW
    Media URN:
    VLVA9YTAGNLC09E1BQ5E1V34S4JKW
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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