• Short Summary

    B36 crashes in flames into the Atlantic and the search begins for the survivors.

  • Description

    Atlantic Ocean.

    LV. Towards and pan, giant American bomber B 36 taking off. SV. B 36 airborne. SCU. B 36 in flight. GV. Atlantic. GV. Prestwick flying control. SV. Radio operator receiving message - American. CU. Radio Operator. CU. Col. Rigley reading report, picks up phone. CU. Rigley on phone. CU. Rescue on side of B 29, pan to crew being briefed. CU. Captain briefing crew, pan to crew. CU. Airborne lifeboat slung under B 29. SV. Hastings starting up. SV. Washington or B 29 taxing (with lifeboat). SV. Pan, Washington taking off. LV. Towards, Hastings taking off. SV. Pan, Hastings taking off. CU. Radio operator in aircraft. RAF (Royal Air Force) man twiddling. GV Atlantic - empty. CU. American looking out of aircraft. Aerial shot, flying over wreckage. Still. CU. American pilot talking into throat. mike. SV. Lifeboat slung under B 29. CU. Pilot looking out of window. LV. Airborne lifeboat descending. SV. Lifeboat hits water. SV. Capt. Feeley ad Capt. John Aidem looking at map at Ruislip. CU. Capt. Aidem. CU. Ruler pointing out search area on map. LV. & SV. Crew climbing into Dakota. TV. American man checking equipment on ground. SV. McConville being helped into aircraft. GV. Receding coast - Scottish. CU. Pilot and co-pilot. GV. Atlantic. CU. Man looking from window. LV. B 29 pouring oil. CU. Pilot. GV. Rescue ship. CU. Man out of window. LV. Rescue ship. CU. Man looking from window, tired out. GV. Atlantic. CU Airman from window. GV. Atlantic. SV. Hands at aircraft's controls. LV. & Pan, B 36 taking off. SCU. B 36 in flight, pan to BV. CU. Nose of B 36. SV. B 36 peeling off.

    (Mute Neg. & 16 mm blow-up) (Orig. "E" - Title scene "B") (16 mm. 3 rolls-)

    (Orig. & Dupe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:25:00 / 01:58:52:00

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