• Short Summary

    Dutch airmen learn how to land in water by parachute.

  • Description

    No title. Para-sailing - Dutch airmen learn how to land in water by parachute, Holland (Netherlands).

    M/S parachute filled out by wind at Veluew Lake, Holland. M/S parachute instructor wearing parachute harness preparing to be pulled into air from boat. M/S boat on lake with tow line attached. Parachute as it billows out in wind and rises taking parachute instructor into air as boat moves across the lake. M/S from the boat, pan up the tow line to parachutist in the air. C/U pilot of the boat. C/U tow line as it is released from the boat. L/S the parachutist dropping into the lake. M/S another instructor preparing to be towed into the air. Pan from instructor to parachute which is billowing in air in high wind. Pan down to show the instructor and helpers being pulled about by force of wind. The instructor on parachute becomes airborne and he rises into the air. L/S parachutist airborne above lake, camera zooms in to parachutist. M/S parachutist dropping into the lake, he splashes into water. M/S parachutist in the water. Parachute is still inflated and he is dragged up onto the beach.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:04:00 / 01:21:21:00

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