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    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Title: "AN AERIAL AMBULANCE successfully tried ... it will transport cases to Hospital in 2 hrs. in British Guiana that previously took 17 days by land".

    M/S of a man on a stretcher being lifted into the cockpit of an aeroplane using a pulley system. M/S of the man being lowered into the cockpit, the cockpit has extra wide hatches to fit a stretcher in, when the man on the stretcher is safely inside two other men fold up the pulley system and close the hatches.

    Panning L/S of the air ambulance aeroplane taking off from a lake. Panning L/S follows the plane as it comes in to land on the lake.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:46:00 / 01:50:13:00
    G 1129
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    G 1129
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Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "man on a stretcher being lifted into the cockpit of an aeroplane" - it's a Fairey IIID seaplane, Reg. No. G-EBKE.

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