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Littleton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, England: LV damaged Britannia on mud-flat in the Severn. SV Pan men with hawser on lorry pan to LV plane, tide has gone out. CU Men pushing a balloon into fuselage. SV Men in mud under wing. CU Men in fuselage. LV Fixing balloons around plane. SV Pumping pipe into fuselage. SV Inflated balloons around plane. CU Ditto. LV Looking over wing of plane, at the starboard disconnected wing in the sea. SV The starboard wing. SV Men hauling in piece of damaged plane. CU Piece of damaged plane. SCU Men bringing in one of the plane's propellers. CU Pan jet outlet on wings. CU Engine. GV Salvage work going on foreshore, showing sun going down.
NIGHT SHOTS. GV plane afloat at high tide at night. SV Ditto. GV People on bank watching operations. SV Ditto. GV Tank on foreshore. SV Balloons on section of plane floating. CU Ditto. GV Plane nearer shore.
NEXT DAY. SV Men examining the other wing, now brought ashore (the starboard wing). SCU Men looking at wing and engines. CU Ditto. CU Engine on end of crane. GV Britannia plane beached.
Aviation; Disasters and Accidents
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