• Short Summary

    A passenger air craft crashes killing 27 in Northern Ireland.

  • Description

    Belfast, Northern Ireland. A BEA Viking airliner crashed killing 27.

    LV. Wrecked plane. MV. Firemen poking around wreckage. LV. Damaged pylon surrounded by wooden fence. SV. Pan, broken spars of pylon. GV. Pan wreckage to more or less intact tail unit. SV. Tail unit. SV.CU. Damaged propellor. MV. Firemen working on wreckage. SV.Pan: Firemen inspecting fuselage. GV. Wreckage with tarmac in background.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    54.53
    Media URN:
    28040
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1953
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:56:00 / 01:59:55:00
    Canister:
    53/4 (Special)

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 5th January 1953. The plane involved was a Vickers Viking 610-1B, Registration Number G-AJDL.

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  2. jamied says

    Crash occurred on 5 January 1953.

    Plane involved was a Vickers Viking, operated by British European Airways.

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