• Short Summary

    Hawker VTO crashed on demonstration flight at Air Show.

  • Description

    Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France.

    GV. The Paris Air Show. GV. Vulcan bomber taking off. GV. Vulcan in flight. GV. Plane, believed to be VC 10, taking off. GV. Other aircraft taking off. Air to air shot as formation of aircraft fly past. GV. Rear engined aircraft flying overhead. GV. The Balzac turning in the air. GV. The Balzac landing. GV. The Hawker P 1127. SV. The P 1127 as it turns in the air, starts to descent, hits the ground and the wheels fly off. The plane is lost in a cloud of dust and smoke. GV. Pan, the fly past of formation of Lightnings - two shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1766.26
    Media URN:
    50779
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:52:00 / 01:45:08:00
    Canister:
    63/50

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The Hawker P1127 seem here has the Serial Number XP831 - it now hangs in The Science Museum.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Fantastic. Has anyone seen it in the museum?

    Does anyone know about this plane's career in between being filmed by Pathe and ending up in the museum?

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