• Short Summary

    Various shots of the Royal Canadian Signal Corps waiting on board, parachuting, and landing on an airfield.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel item. Title reads: "Wind Gives Paratroops A Bumpy Landing"

    Kingston, Ontario, Canada

    MS Canadian paratroopers from the Royal Canadian Signal Corps boarding plane for a mass practice jump. Interior plane, paratroopers sitting along both sides of plane, waiting to jump. Interior cockpit, MS Pilot. CU Feet of paratrooper standing by jumping hatch. Ground to air shot, plane in flight. Various shots, operator checking the weather for the drop. CU Hand of pilot giving OK signal . Signal flashing, in cockpit.

    MS Paratroopers jumping from plane. Ground to air: paratroops descending. MS Paratroopers jumping from plane. Ground shot, paratroops landing on tarmac of airfield. Paratroopers having a rather bumpy landing.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: November 1955. American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2808.19
    Media URN:
    82247
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:08:00 / 01:48:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 2786 C

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