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  • Short Summary

    Royal Air Force planes arrive in Zambia in case of action against the Kariba Dam.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) & Zambia.

    Various shots of African servicemen looking at RAF (Royal Air Force) Javelin fighters and a Hastings transport plane. Various shots of Beverley transport and Hastings plane landing at the Zambian airfield as part of the stand by force in case of action against Kariba Dam in Rhodesia. Various shots of African servicemen unloading RAF stores from transport plane. CU Sign "Welcome to Zambia the Friendly Country". LS BOAC VC10 plane landing with RAF plane in foreground. Various shots of busy activity on the airfield as more Javelin fighters arriving, also more transport aircraft. The fighters are directed to their positions on the tarmac while ground crews take lorries to the transport planes and unload them. GV Street scenes in Zambian town. Various shots of the continuous arrival of RAF Javelins at the airfield with shots of the fighters flying over. Landing being directed into position and the pilots climb from their machines. GV Panning shots of the Kariba Dam. Shots of group of Africans looking over wall at the Kariba Dam. The dam and shots of electric pylons.

    (Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 01/12/1965.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:52:00 / 01:07:29:00
    UN 4094 F

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