Lifeboat dropped onto water from B-29 aircraft to aid in sea rescue.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel titles read: 'AIRBORNE MOTORBOAT AIDS RESCUES'.
Long Island Sound, United States of America.
M/S of B-29 plane in flight carrying lifeboat. M/S of lifeboat slung beneath B-29. The plane drops boat, pan down with boat. L/S of boat with parachute attached just opening. Boat suspended from parachute and hitting water with parachute on the water behind it. M/S of four men in dinghy row across water towards lifeboat, get inside and move off in the lifeboat.