• Short Summary

    Firemen show new way of putting out plane fires - using chemical foam.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Stansted. Foam Beats Plane Fires".

    Stansted Airport, Essex.

    LV Firemen setting light to old meteor jet plane. Zoom back to GV as the plane gets well alight. CU Firemen. GV The plane burning. Thick black smoke coming from it.

    LV Foam starts to pour from nozzle of the gas turbine foam generator. Pan as the foam hits the aircraft and starts to put the flames out. SV Firemen controlling the jet. LV From behind the firemen as foam sprays onto the burning plane. CU Firemen controlling the jet. GV As the last of the flames are extinguished. CU fireman lifts protective visor. GV The burnt out meteor covered with foam.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1763.17
    Media URN:
    54537
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:31:00 / 01:56:22:00
    Canister:
    64/55

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