• Short Summary

    Coast guard planes rescue 23 passengers after plane crash at Bahamas.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Bahamas, West Indies. Coast guard planes rescue 23 passengers after plane crash at Bahamas. American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Various air shots of Bahamas islands. Close up shot of air observer looking out of beam blister through binoculars. Aerial view of crashed Dakota aircraft on beach - the words 'no water' drown on sand next to plane. Group of people standing on the beach next to the plane. Close up shot of the rescue party in aircraft throwing out line for supplies. Closer shot of Dakota on beach. Air shot of coast guard flying boat going down to land. Close up shot of the observer talking into mike. Aerial view of coast guard flying boat landing in water. Aerial view of crashed Dakota and rescue plane on beach.

    Possibly connected with 48/84 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 39/40.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.30
    Media URN:
    59793
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:34:00 / 01:33:21:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 039 J

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