• Short Summary

    Gravel used as crash barrier at end of runways at RAF Farnborough.

  • Description

    No title. Lightning arrester test - gravel barrier may halt take off and landing disasters. RAF Farnborough, Hampshire.

    L/S Lightning fighter aeroplane on the move. C/U cover over nose of Lightning to protect engine. L/S gravel. C/U man running gravel through hand. L/S Lightning taxiing in, it hits the first load of gravel and comes to a halt. C/U wheel embedded in gravel. Panning shot up to undercarriage. C/U wheel embedded in gravel. L/S Lightning rested in the gravel. C/U pilot of Lightning, Flight Lt. George MacKintosh. M/S showing wheels embedded in gravel. C/U ditto. Zoom in to L/S of Lightning in the gravel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2053.26
    Media URN:
    56645
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:14:00 / 01:41:01:00
    Canister:
    68/26

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