• Short Summary

    An air mail plane crashes in North London, narrowly missing several houses.

  • Description

    London.

    Intertitle: "AIR MAIL DISASTER. Giant Handley-Page crashes at Golders Green".

    Panning shot of the mangled wreckage of the plane, it appears to have crash landed in the back garden of a row of houses, a group of people mill about the wreck. C/U of the burnt out engine. M/S of the back of a house, semi-demolished by the crash.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided the date for this material: 14th December 1920. The plane was a Handley Page O/400, registration number G-EAMA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    224.32
    Media URN:
    22039
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:20:00 / 01:38:57:00
    Canister:
    G 729

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