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  • Description

    Canberra twin-jet bomber's Atlantic record crossing, Warton, Lancashire.

    LV. Canberra on aerodrome. SV. Walking towards, left to right, Flt-Lt. P. Hillwood, Wing-Cmdr. Beamont and Sq-Ldr. Watson, navigator. CU. Wing-Cmdr. Beamont. CU. Flt-Lt. Hillwood. CU. Sq-Ldr. Watson.

    LV. Canberra being fuelled. SV. Man operating paraffin gauges. SV. Crew getting into plane. GV. Pan, Canberra taking off. GV. Plane flying away from camera in clouds. LV. Towards and plane, Canberra flying low over aerodrome and past camera. CU. Canberra taxiing in to camera and past.

    SCU. Wing-Cmdr. Beamont at microphone (7ft. for lead-in before he speaks). SCU. Wing-Cmdr. Beamont speaks: NATURAL SOUND "Well, it was an interesting experience. We had breakfast at Aldergrove in Ireland, and lunch in Newfoundland and tea back in Ireland." (Comb. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    27413
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    26.44
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:30:00 / 01:32:48:00
    Canister:
    52/71
    Sort Number:
    52/071
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    DH88 Warton Canberra Jet Bombers
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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