• Short Summary

    Britain's biggest air transport plane the Avro York is loaded with jeeps and takes off on mission.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A flying pantechnicon.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of the Avro York aeroplane, Britain's biggest air transport, standing on an airfield. Various shots as jeeps are loaded onto the aircraft, M/S interior shot of soldiers in their jeeps. The camera pans around the exterior. L/S as aircraft take off from the airfield. Aerial shot of aircraft flying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1350.05
    Media URN:
    44494
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:39:00 / 01:08:44:00
    Canister:
    44/7

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Aerial shot of aircraft flying." - the Avro York seen here was the first one to be put in to civilian use, and is seen still in its RAF camouflage yet bearing the civilian Registration Number G-AGJA.

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