Rescuers at work at plane crash site in Californian mountains - some distressing images.
Unissued / unused material.
British DC-6 plane crash, Kint's Mountain, near San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).
Rescue crews going into action at rescue station. Navy helicopters, coastguard, Red Cross ambulances and nurses. Various shots bringing bodies from wooded crash area to rescue area - on stretchers, covered with sheets. Scenes at the point of crash, showing rescuers, litters, debris and smoke from fire. Coast Guardsmen looking for survivors and preparing the bodies on stretchers for the climb up hill (fairly gruesome shots of uncovered charred remains) Fire crews extinguishing the fire. Putting out fires on burning bodies. Helicopters overhead, dropping equipment and food to men at wreck. Dust created by helicopters. Men hiding face from dust and dirt.
Date on dope sheet is 29/10/1953.
Warning: this item contains images which some people may find distressing.