Demonstration of how a helicopter can be used to assist rescuers of burning planes. Luton.
Item title reads - Copter for 'plane fires.
Luton airport, Bedfordshire.
M/S An old BAC Jet Provost aeroplane burning. M/S officials and press watching the demonstration. M/S plane on fire. M/S rescue helicopter flying to burning plane, the rescue team get out beside the plane and run towards it to rescue pilot. M/S as the helicopter rises and creates down draught with its rotor blades to fan flames away. C/U rescue team opening cockpit, which is still burning fiercely.
M/S of helicopter hovering in air making down draught. M/S rescuers putting dummy injured pilot into helicopter. C/U fireman at controls switching on foam to put burning plane out. M/S as helicopter flies away with injured pilot whilst firemen put out burning plane with foam.