• Short Summary

    An item showing Jacqueline Cochran, the first woman pilot to fly a Hudson across the Atlantic.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Girl flies bomber to Britain from U.S.A.

    Exact location of events unknown.

    L/S of Miss Jacqueline Cochran stood with other male pilots, she is the first woman to pilot a Hudson bomber across the Atlantic. Various shots of two Hurricanes in flight. M/S of Jacqueline joking around with the other pilots. Ground to air shots of Hurricanes in flight. C/U Jacqueline speaking about her flight from America, she also mentions the W.A.A.F. (Women's Auxiliary Air Force).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1119.04
    Media URN:
    38975
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:31:00 / 01:04:56:00
    Canister:
    41/51

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