• Short Summary

    Jet plane crashes over historic Sussex village of Wadhurst devastating many buildings.

  • Description

    Wadhurst, Sussex

    Firemen battle through the night after a crashing jet plane has torn through the heart of the historic Sussex village Wadhurst.

    GV. Remains of village buildings after a 'Meteor' night fighter crashed into them (title super over). SLS. Damaged International Stores in foreground. SCU. Boys walking past damaged property. CU. Husband, wife and child looking. SCU. Shop with part of plane in window. CU. Part of plane in shop window. LS. Street at night time, fire blaze in background. CU. Fireman playing hose onto fire. SCU. Part of plane. SLS. Damaged property and fireman playing hose. CU. Damaged shop International Stores from outside. CU. Interior of International Stores shop showing damaged goods. CU. Damaged goods on shelves. SLS. Damaged street. CU. Interior of a pub Queens Head hotel - beer on floor. CU. Interior of lounge - rain pouring through. SCU. Firemen sorting out debris. CU. RAF (Royal Air Force) sentry guarding part of damaged plane. SCU. Damaged public house in daylight, and parts of damaged plane in foreground. CU. R.A.F. sentry and spectators looking at damaged part of plane. GV. Devastation to property. GS. Devastation.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene D.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:30:00 / 01:33:30:00

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