• Short Summary

    New light plane crashes during demonstration to public - pilot only bruised.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "NEW LIGHT PLANE - Demonstrated at Gravesend."

    Gravesend, Kent.

    A man starts propellor and enters the new light plane for its demonstration to public. A De Schelde Scheldemusch biplane takes off. Various shots of the plane in flight. At one point the plane twists and crashes. Crowd runs towards the plane. Men lifting the pilot out of the plane. Mechanics wheeling the wrecked plane into hangar.

    Note: The crash occurred on the 5 March 1937.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    913.11
    Media URN:
    13439
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:54:00 / 01:34:52:00
    Canister:
    37/19

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on the 5 March 1937.

    The plane involved was a De Schelde Scheldemusch biplane, Reg. No. PH-AMA.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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