• Short Summary

    A new charter executive plane service operates from Luton airport.

  • Description

    Luton, Bedfordshire & Rheims, France.

    Air view from helicopter approaching the Hawker Siddeley HS 125 business jet plane on the aerodrome at Luton. SV. The chairman looking out the window from helicopter. SV. The chairman's secretary looking out of window from helicopter. Nearer view from helicopter as it approaches the HS 125 business jet waiting on aerodrome to receive the chairman and secretary. LV. The helicopter coming down to land. CU. Helicopter pilot. SV. As the helicopter touches down near the plane. SV. Helicopters pilot's hands on controls, & CU. LV. As the chairman and his secretary walk towards the plane. Shot from inside of jet plane as secretary climbs aboard followed by the chairman. Back view as the chairman enters the jet. CU. Pilot looking at his watch denoting the fact that the chief engineer has arrived late by car. LV. From inside doorway of jet as the chief engineer and assistant get out of car and into jet. CU. Pilot of jet, pan down to hand on controls. CU. Radar screen on controls. Shot from cockpit as plane taxies at speed along runway. GV. Pan as the jet takes off. SV. Interior of plane, chairman and the chief engineer discuss plans. SV. Chief engineer. CU. The chairman looking at plans. SV. The engineer's assistant operating slide rule sitting alongside secretary who is taking down notes. CU. Hands holding slide rule. CU. Silhouette shot of face, window of plane and wing in background. CU. Pan down as the secretary takes notes. SV. Air to air shot of the HS 125 jet in flight. SV. The chairman seated comfortably in the plane reading an Italian newspaper and having a drink. CU. Jet engine through window. SV. The secretary typing in the background, engineer and assistant looking over plans. CU. Hands typing. SV. Engineer and assistant looking over plans. SV. The chairman making telephone call from plane. CU. Chairman talking, pan down to papers. Effect shot, looking towards the pilot and co-pilot in cockpit. Shot through windscreen as plane comes in to land. LV. Pan as the plane comes in the land at Rheims. CU. Large sign "Rheims Champagne". SV. The chairman followed by engineer and secretary walking away from plane.
    Note found in the old file reads: President Tshombe taken from this same plane by Algerians in 1967.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:06:00 / 01:44:12:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    Note that the plane the party walk towards on the runway, (Reg. No. G-ASNU), is different to the one that they're then seen flying in, (Reg. No. G-ASSI)!.

    "Note found in the old file reads: President Tshombe taken from this same plane by Algerians in 1967." - the car is a Volvo Amazon.

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