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  • Short Summary

    Demonstration of survival at sea from jumping overboard, sending distress signals to rescue.

  • Description

    France.

    Documentation on file.

    Various shots of airmen having difficulty in flight over sea, jump overboard and abandon plane in operation Survival at Sea. Various shots of men swimming towards their pneumatic raft and climbing aboard. CU. Airmen on the raft, one of them drinking. Various shots of radio being put into operation and a balloon is sent up at the end of the antenna. LS. Raft and of the balloon going up. Various shots of the airmen getting drinking water from sea water by a special balloon process and of airmen drinking it. Various shots of flares being sent up and of patrolling ship arriving for the rescue. Airmen climbing aboard ship. LS. Ship at sea.

    (Dupe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2874.02
    Media URN:
    83243
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:35:00 / 01:02:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 2969 B

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