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  • Short Summary

    A Vickers Valiant aeroplane leaves RAF Wittering for Christmas Island. Northamptonshire.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Vickers Valiant aeroplane leaves for Christmas Island. RAF Wittering, Northamptonshire.

    Various shots of Vickers Valiant on airfield. Various shots of men cleaning the plane. MS airman going through door to aircrew centre. Various shots crew collecting their flying kit. MS crew lined up outside, Wing Commander H G Hubbard is among them.

    MS's as they come out of aircrew centre, and board bus which takes them to their plane. Various shots of crew making last minute pre-flight checks of undercarriage and controls surfaces, and of them saying goodbye to their families and climbing aboard plane. Various shots plane taking off and in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2858.08
    Media URN:
    83040
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:31:00 / 01:15:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2944 H

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