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  • Description

    Title reads: "Flaming Planes hits houses".

    Chicago, United States of America (USA).

    Elevated shot crowds of people standing around the crash area: a suburban street near the airport. M/S firemen walking about with houses in the background still burning. M/S smoking wreckage strewn about. C/U firemen working. M/S smoking wreckage. M/S firemen playing hoses onto burning houses and wreckage. L/S bungalow with its roof torn off and windows smashed.

    L/S an aircraft flying low over the crash area to land at the airport. M/S of wreckage strewn about. Elevated shot firemen crowded round some burning wreckage. L/S firemen directing hoses onto the burning wreckage.

    C/U tail of crashed freight plane lying in a street. M/S people walking about in the wreckage in front of wrecked houses. L/S house which had its roof torn off in the crash. C/U smashed windows in one of the houses. General view wrecked houses. Various shots wrecked cars in the foreground with crowds milling around behind. More shots wreckage strewn about all over the ground.

    11 people were killed in the accident, including two teenagers and a baby.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:29:00 / 01:50:14:00
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  • Appears in...

    American Suburbs Suburbs in America Chicago, 1940s, 50s & 60s
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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