• Short Summary

    The aircraft 'American Legion' is seen before its tragic flight.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Another transatlantic plane crash. Lt. Cmdr. Noel Davis and Lt. Wooster, killed-and 7 ton aeroplane "American Legion" wrecked, in last trial flight."

    United States of America (USA).

    Two airmen pose beside their aircraft 'the American Legion'. It is a large three engined biplane, a Keystone K-47 Pathfinder. C/U of pilot.

    Note: The crash occurred on April 26 1927.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    680.05
    Media URN:
    32897
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1927
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:16:00 / 01:07:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1393

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on April 26 1927.

    The plane is a Keystone K-47 Pathfinder, Reg. No. NX179, named "American Legion".

    "Wooster" is Stanton Wooster.

    SEE ALSO CLIP 680.37.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks again.

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