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  • Short Summary

    Rescue scenes at the wreck of a DC-4 aircraft in Washington

  • Description

    Washington D.C., United States of America

    EASTERN AIRPLANES AND BOLIVIAN MILITARY 'PLANE COLLISION

    LS. A DC-4 airplane approaching National Airport. Pan to wrecked aircraft on bank of river. LS. Navy crash boat on the Potomac river. Wrecked 'plane in background. LS. The Wreck with people gathered round it and rowing boat approaching. MS. The Wreck surrounded by people. SCU. The wrecked 'plane showing where wings and motors were sheared off. People working on salvage. CU. Damaged fuselage. (2 shots) MS. Salvage workers looking in doorway of 'plane. Name: 'The Great Silver Fleet. Eastern Air Lines' seen on side of body. SCU. The wreck. MS. Man looking down at wreck. MS. line of victims on stretchers on ground. MS. Rescue workers carrying stretchers. LS. GV. scene round wreck (2 shots) MS. Rescue squad bringing body ashore from river. MS. Body is placed on stretcher. MS. Stretcher is carried away. MS. Stretcher is placed in ambulance. MS. Priest administering last rites, bending over body on stretcher. MS. Body being carried on stretcher. (2 shots.) SCU. Body being carried on stretcher under rope. barrier.

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    (Mute. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    2505.22
    Media URN:
    67847
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:50:00 / 01:50:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 2196 H

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