• Short Summary

    After nose wheel mishap US naval aircraft Sky Warrior crash lands on carrier.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    GV. American missile destroyer "Sommers". CU. Super structure. SV. Deck of aircraft carrier "Coral Sea". A Sky Warrior aircraft takes off. SV. Deck of carrier. Another Sky Warrior takes off. SV. Aircraft coming in to land on deck, camera pans as aircraft lands. SV. Another aircraft comes in over the flight deck but carries straight on, camera pans with it. SV. Sky Warrior coming in to land. As it touches the deck, the nose wheel collapses, rolls along the deck and falls into the sea. The aircraft takes off again to wait for instructions. SV. Plane coming in to land, camera pans as it lands. SV. Another aircraft landing. SV. Nylon crash barrier in position. SV. Airborne helicopter standing by for crash landing. SV. The nylon crash barrier. The Sky Warrior comes in to land, hits the crash barrier and skims along the deck on its nose. It comes to rest and rescue teams run out. SCU. Fire fighters running out hose. SV. Crew jumping out of the crashed plane being helped by the rescue team. SCU. People watching. CU. Damaged engine cowling being inspected. SCU. Crashed aircraft. GV. Top shot, the crew being interviewed, Commander Morris among them. CU. Plane crew being interviewed. GV. Crashed aircraft on the deck of the carrier.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:07:00 / 01:35:37:00

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