• Short Summary

    Britain's giant turbo jet plane crash-lands into river Severn.

  • Description

    River Severn, Teddington.

    Front view, B.O.A.C. 'Britannia' plane with engines ticking over (Library shot) SV officials with Bill Pegg (Library shot) CU official pan to Bill Pegg (Library shot) CU name 'Britannia' (Library shot) SV pan to back view, 'Britannia' taxiing away. LV 'Britannia's' tail unit in water with section of cowling on shore. SV tail unit in water. SV & CU R.A.F. (Royal Air Force, RAF) and Bristol salvagers lay strip path. SV & CU on beach showing propellor. SV tow rope attached to propellor being pulled by truck. SV propellor being pulled up beach. CU pan, propellor being pulled up beach. GV skid mark pan to 'Britannia' partly covered by water. SV partly covered fuselage of Britannia. GV proceedings going on. SV tank foreshore with lifting gear on front. LV & SV 'Britannia' out of water. SV RAF passing up floor. LV even more of 'Britannia'. CU 'Britannia', showing wrecked engine. LV 'Britannia' riding waves.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    142.33
    Media URN:
    29209
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:45:00 / 01:58:06:00
    Canister:
    54/12

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