• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BAHAMAS W. INDIES".

    Bahamas, West Indies.

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1440.04
    Media URN:
    46966
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:56:00 / 01:04:42:00
    Canister:
    48/84

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