• Short Summary

    A Vickers Viking amphibian aircraft lands at St. Moritz.

  • Description

    Item title reads:" By Air Taxi Over the Alps. Mr. Lester Hamilton in his Vickers Viking Napier Amphibian - lands his passengers, Princess de Lowenstein and Duc de Nemours, at the hotel door at St. Mortiz."

    St. Moritz, Switzerland

    L/S across a snowy mountainous scene at St. Moritz. A biplane circles slowly and the buildings of St. Moritz come into view. The plane comes into land onto a frozen lake amid the mountains in front of a large hotel, there is a cloud of snow as the plane turns and stops. The plane is towed by people pulling on ropes. the plane is static on the snow field with the prop still going.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    668.16
    Media URN:
    26586
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1927
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:52:00 / 01:26:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1369

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft seen is a Vickers 60 Viking Mk IV, Reg. No. G-EBED.

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