• Short Summary

    Officials survey damage after passenger plane's emergency landing ends in fire, Heathrow.

  • Description

    No title. 121 survive Boeing 707 fire at Heathrow Airport, London, after emergency landing.

    L/S the Boeing 707 on the tarmac, looking from tail towards the nose. M/S the fuselage is burnt to a crisp, the policemen and firemen search through the wreckage. C/U fireman sorting through the wreckage. M/S one of the engines lying on the tarmac, pan to burnt out fuselage. M/S of the burnt out fuselage with firemen climbing about and putting pieces into boxes. C/U burnt remains of child's pushchair lying on ground.

    M/S of Chairman of BOAC Sir Giles Guthrie talking with another man. M/S the starboard wing with undamaged engines, pan to nose of the aircraft which is intact. C/U one of the doors by the nose of the aircraft, pan down the canvas escape chute. M/S of the tail section. C/U the burnt out fuselage. C/U people sorting through wreckage. C/U under the broken off wing.

    M/S showing where the wing broke off from the body, pan down to show landing wheels. C/U landing wheels which now have no tyres on them. C/U of the landing wheels. M/S the fuselage showing the stub of the broken-off wing. M/S the side of aircraft showing engine lying on ground. C/U of the engine on the ground and fuselage in background. M/S of the aircraft on the tarmac.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:14:00 / 01:12:33:00

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