• Short Summary

    Aftermath of the crash of a small aeroplane near Croydon Airport.

  • Description

    Soundtrack is currently missing for this item.

    Croydon, London.

    Various shots of the scene of the crash of a small private de Havilland DH.84 Dragon aeroplane near Croydon (London) Airport. It flew into telegraph wires and came down on a railway embankment. A man works to fix the wires and several people stand around the cordoned-off remains of the plane. Paperwork says the pilot and two passengers survived but were in hospital.

    Note: The crash occurred on 26 February 1938.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    955.57
    Media URN:
    16352
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1938
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:38:00 / 01:45:15:00
    Canister:
    38/17

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 26 February 1938.

    The plane involved was a de Havilland DH.84 Dragon, Reg. No. VH-UZX.

  2. British Pathé says

    Shame the soundtrack is missing for this.

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