• Short Summary

    Faulty parachute - during paradrop one man falls 800 feet to his death.

  • Description

    Alberta, Canada.

    SV. Paratroopers of Princess Patricia's Light Infantry getting into plane. Ground to air, planes flying over. CU. Interior of plane, equipment going out. Air to air, equipment being dropped. CU. Interior of plane, paratroopers start to jump out. Ground to air, three planes flying over, all streaming paratroopers. At top of frame, Private Donald Mason's parachute streams in the air - it does not open. He plummets down. Camera follows death drop. GV. Planes continuing to fly over.

    (F.G.) (Orig "P")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    509.18
    Media URN:
    30503
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:59:00 / 01:14:46:00
    Canister:
    55/18

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