British Mosquito plane flies in record time from London to Cape Town, South Africa.
London & Cape Town, South Africa.
British Mosquito aircraft flies from London to Cape Town in 21 1/2 hours. LS. Scene on the airfield at Cape Town, South Africa, as the arrival of the plane is awaited. Table Mountain in the background. Several shots of the plane landing and the pilot, Squadron Leader H. B. Martin being interviewed. CU. Royal Air Force badge on the side of the plane. Various shots of pilot Martin, and Squadron Leader E. B. Sismore, the navigator, before leaving, having their harness fitted on and saying their goodbyes. CU. The pilot. Several shots of the plane taking off. More shots of the plane landing and the crew being interviewed.
Neg. Mute lav.
Date found in the old record - 01/05/1947.