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    No titles. Aircraft.

    Location of events unknown - could be India.

    Various shots of 'Athena' aircraft on an airfield. Men unload supplies and put them on the roof of a car. Local men, women and children stand around the plane - looks like India.

    M/S of the plane taking off and flying away. M/S of plane taxiing after landing and coming to a halt.

    Aerial shots of island with a lighthouse and rocks in the sea. Aerial view of airfield. Level view from plane window of air traffic control man holding a flag as move past. More aerial shots of airfield as we come in to land. Shaky view of stationary planes on airfield.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided some more information. The plane isn't an Athena but an Armstrong Whitworth AW15 Atlanta but called "Athena". This is India. This footage takes place between 1932 and 1936 when this particular plane was destroyed.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1940
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:23:00 / 01:47:42:00
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  • Appears in...

    The Garden - Skies Above Britain group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look Plane Aerials
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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