• Short Summary

    A Flying Fortress returns to Langley Fields in the United States of American after medical trip to Chile.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "MISSION OF MERCY"

    Return of Boeing Flying Fortress from San Diego in Chile after rushing medical aid to the victims of an earthquake. L/S of the large aeroplane landing on runway at Langley Field in Virginia, United States of America. L/S of Major D Haymes who commanded the mission climbing out form inside the aircraft and being congratulated by fellow officers. The commentator says that his flight won him the DFC "..the highest award of the Air Service. Several shots of flypast of other aircraft including bombers (possibly Liberators) and fighter aircraft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1001.59
    Media URN:
    14128
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:50:00 / 01:58:46:00
    Canister:
    39/18

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