• Short Summary

    Australia's new airfield tender can cut escape holes in blazing aircraft in a matter of seconds.

  • Description

    Australia.

    GV. Fire engine approaching blaze with a fireman clinging to the back (title super over). CU. Back of man squirting from small hose. GV. Plane and men squirting foam onto plane. CU. Men going to fuselage and cutting with mechanical hand saw. CU. Back shot, man cutting fuselage with hand saw. SCU. Man finishing cutting square in fuselage and taking piece out. GV. Plane burning, pan over to new tender. SCU. Tender coming to plane. CU. Tender and revolving cutter starts working. CU. Cutter cutting into fuselage and withdrawing. GV. Plane covered in foam, pan to fuselage showing square hole and round hole.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene K.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    561.02
    Media URN:
    31625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:24:00 / 01:02:29:00
    Canister:
    56/2

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