Helicopters rescuing survivors from site of a cable car accident on snow slopes.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Vallee Blanche, Chamonix, France
MS Rescue workers climbing into cockpit of helicopter. MS Helicopter preparing to take off. Air to ground shots over disaster area where a cable car has crashed, people on ground waving. Various shots of side of mountain as helicopter ferries the survivors to the lower slopes. Various shots of survivors and mountain guides. LS Helicopter takes off, pan of helicopter flying through valley in mountain. LS Survivors getting into helicopter. Pan down from mountain peak to wreckage of cable car, on snow slopes. Various shots as helicopter bring back the survivors to the valley. MS Three rescue workers talking together. CU Map of Vallee Blanche and cable car line. LS Pan of cable car going down mountain side. Various shots of the cable car stranded in middle of mountain. Panning shot down side of mountain.
Note: Date on original record: 04/09/1961.