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  • Short Summary

    Air-sea rescue and fire fighting demonstration by RN Fleet Air Arm at Lee-on-Solent.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Flying display at Royal Navy Air Station, Lee-on-Solent, Hampshire.

    Aerial shot carriers steaming out of harbour. Aerial view Fleet Air Arm planes flying in formation over land and Solent. Panning shot Westland S-51 helicopter, pan down to RAF dinghy on ground - a hook is lowered from hovering helicopter and man in dinghy is winched up, par of air-sea rescue demonstration. Helicopter flies past.

    2 shots planes flying fast past camera. People in crowd looking upwards. L/S control tower. M/S naval airmen looking up. M/S 3 naval officers looking up. Panning shot fire engine panning over towards burning aeroplane. Various shots firemen putting out fire with foam - another demonstration. Aerial shots planes flying in formation through crowd and over land.

    Date on original dope sheet is 26/08/1950.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2316.10
    Media URN:
    65917
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:11:00 / 01:35:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2294 D

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