Footage of the British airship - the R101 - before and after its fatal crash.
Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.
Title reads: "R-101 took the air for the first time - a miracle of speed & beauty."
Very dark shots of R101 airship coming out of hanger. Shot of R 101 in flight. Shot of crew of airship.
Intertitle reads: "then - tragedy most profound."
More very dark shots of airship. Shots of R101. Shots of crew. Shots of mangled metal wreckage to the airship which crashed in October 1930. Pans along the wreck.