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  • Short Summary

    Demonstration of rescue strategies on crashed Lancaster bomber. Newmarket, Suffolk.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Crashed aircraft rescue demonstration. Newmarket, Suffolk.

    MS a crashed Lancaster bomber on fire. Various shots rescue squads trying to get into bomber, they climb onto wing and force open windscreen of pilot's cockpit. CU as airman climbs out of top of plane, various shots as they lift pilot out and onto wing. MS as rescuer breaks mid-gunner's turret with hammer. CU as rescuers lift wounded gunner from cockpit.

    CU breaking glass of rear gunner's cockpit. CU's escape panels on plane. CU crashed plane with engine smoking and burning. CU's various escape panels on plane. CU as firemen hack at sides of plane with hatchets. CU as firemen tear away part of side of plane, seen from inside. CU photograph with diagrams etc. for instructional purposes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:05:03:00
    UN 1501 B

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