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  • Short Summary

    An experimental flight of a new safety type of monoplane ends in disaster when it crashes in less than a minute.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The experiment that failed. New type "safety" monoplane turned into unrecognisable mass of wreckage after less than a minute's flight. Paterson, USA (U.S.A).

    Various shots of the aeroplane on the ground and from another angle with the propellor going round. M/S as it takes off, L/S as it crashes, various shots of the wreckage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    226.16
    Media URN:
    22073
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:32:00 / 01:23:02:00
    Canister:
    G 736

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