• Short Summary

    Demonstration by Air Sea Rescue Service at Leuchars; WRAF girls are rescued by helicopter.

  • Description

    Title reads: "NEWS TAKES THE AIR".

    Air sea rescue service demonstration, Leuchars, Scotland.

    Panning shot helicopter flying past camera with the rescue crew sitting in open doorway. C/U one of the rescue crew. Various shots 3 WRAF (Women's Royal Air Force) women waving from a dinghy. Various shots man wearing being lowered from the copter to the dinghy. He hoists up the women, one at a time. We see the women being dragged from harness into helicopter. L/S helicopter hovering over ship. Various shots of girls being lowered onto deck of ship. Angle shot looking at helicopter as cameraman is lowered. The girls are helped out of their harnesses by a sailor. M/S 3 girls waving.

    Two of the girls are named in paperwork is SAC Elizabeth Macinally and Flight Officer Baseford.

    Note: newspaper cutting on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1802.12
    Media URN:
    55396
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:47:00 / 01:19:25:00
    Canister:
    65/41

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