• Short Summary

    Belgian Skymaster plane crashes in forests of Newfoundland.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Air Liner Crash 26 Dead".

    Gander, Newfoundland.

    Scenes taken when a Belgian Skymaster airliner crashed near Gander Airfield. Aerial shot of the wreckage of the Belgian Skymaster aeroplane lying in dense forests. C/U of the battered wreckage of the plane lying scattered among the trees. M/S of American airmen carrying dead body on stretcher. M/S of a U.S. airforce men carrying an injured survivor to a waiting helicopter. The Helicopter takes off.

    C/U of sign for Sir Frederick Banting Hospital. Various C/Us of injured survivors being stretchered into hospital.

    Note: The crash occurred on 18 September 1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1410.18
    Media URN:
    45916
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1946
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:57:00 / 01:41:42:00
    Canister:
    46/78

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 18 September 1946.

    The plane involved was a Douglas DC-4-1009, operated by the Belgian carrier Sabena.

    The final death toll reached 27.

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  2. jamied says

    Footage of the clip is also contained in clip 1487.13.

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