• Short Summary

    RAF Mountain Rescue Service search party finds RAF pilot that has crashed on mountain.

  • Description

    Part of issue ON THE SPOT.

    Various shots of RAF (Royal Air Force) Mountain Rescue Service at work. Their job is to rescue RAF pilots that have crashed in hills / mountains. The search party consists of ambulance, jeep and team of mountaineers. An aeroplane flies over head to locate crash site. Good shot of team walking along ridge silhouetted against sky. We see the mountaineers climbing rock faces. The crash victim is strapped to a stretcher for descent. The mountaineers keep in contact with the ambulance and aeroplane using walkie talkies.

    This is the crew of RAF Llandwrog training in the Snowdonia Mountains.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1570.17
    Media URN:
    50405
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1943
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:36:00 / 01:33:20:00
    Canister:
    NSP 403

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