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  • Short Summary

    An jet fighter plane crashes in houses and a British Forces train is derailed in Holland.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Holland / The Netherlands.

    MS Group of villagers around signpost which says to Franeker. LS Across field, village of Franeker. LS Group of people talking in village street. Various shots of the complete devastation of a farmhouse and wreckage strewn all around. This being the result of a plane crash when a Thunderstreak F84 jet fighter of the Dutch Air Force crashed and set fire to a farm house killing the pilot the farmer his wife and four children. MS Officials walking across wrecked area. LS of the wrecked area.

    Various shots, exterior and interior, of the wrecked train in Woerden showing men with acetylene welders at work, and cranes moving the wrecked train from the lines. A copy of the Daily Express is seen on one of the train seats. This is the train that was bringing British troops from West Germany to the Hook of Holland when it was derailed where a section of new track was being laid, killing one British sailor and a German, railwayman. LS Train going through on another line.

    (Mute. Dupe Neg.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 24/11/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2794.28
    Media URN:
    82052
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:21:00 / 01:35:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 3426 G

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