• Short Summary

    RAF supplies bound for Biafra remain at RAF Lyneham as Nigeria refuse military aid.

  • Description

    No title - RAF (Royal Air Force) relief drop to Biafra halted as Nigerians say they would prefer civilian rather than military aircraft landing in Lagos. RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire.

    Various shots Hercules aircraft standing on the tarmac at RAF base, Lyneham. C/U large trap door which is open at rear of aircraft. M/S pan parcels being carried to aircraft. Various interior shots medical supplies being tied down. C/U boxes stencilled, "Medical Supplies; Nigeria". C/U another box marked on side, "Needle Hypodermic". C/U door of the aircraft closing. Interior M/S air crews being briefed in briefing room. C/U RAF man looking at chart. C/U RAF man marking up chart. C/U chart. M/S Hercules aircraft on tarmac. Camera pans to show others lined up ready.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2239.18
    Media URN:
    57748
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1970
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:20:00 / 01:32:05:00
    Canister:
    70/5

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