• Short Summary

    The De Havilland Comet jet liner takes a test flight to Libya.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Comet's Half-Day Return To Libya".

    London Airport.

    VS of De Havilland Comet jet liner on airstrip - good shots.

    MS Comet jet takes off. VS of plane flying overhead. Cut away to ground crew and engineers.

    MS Crowds watch as Comet lands after flight to Libya.

    MS Test pilot John 'Cats Eyes' Cunningham coming down steps from plane.

    CU Cunningham.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.16
    Media URN:
    45941
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:47:00 / 01:24:00:00
    Canister:
    49/87

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