• Short Summary

    In French Alps, a helicopter helps to build pipeline across mountains.

  • Description

    Tignes, France.

    SV helicopter carrying pipe flying towards hydroelectric project. GV water covering Tignes between mountains. SV pan, helicopter flying up the valley. SV helicopter dropping pipe and flying back for another. SV pan, helicopter flying back. LV pan, helicopter flying towards base. SV helicopter landing on ramp. LV new pipe being fixed to bottom of helicopter, & SCU. SV pan, helicopter flying off with new pipe. Air to air, helicopter flying up valley. LV helicopter flying up valley. SV helicopter dropping pipe. GV helicopter taking off with mountains and lake in background.

    (F.G.) (Orig "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    252.11
    Media URN:
    30140
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:30:00 / 01:23:36:00
    Canister:
    54/82

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The helicopter featured here is a Bell 47G-2, Reg. No. F-BGSS.

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