• Short Summary

    Vulcan bomber crashes at London Airport at the end of its triumphant round the world flight.

  • Description

    Farnborough, Hampshire & London.

    The four-jet Vulcan, largest delta aircraft in the world, crashes at London airport. LV. Vulcan bomber at Farnborough air show, & SV. SV. Crowd looking on. GV. Pan, Vulcan bomber in flight, & CU. Air to air shot, Vulcan bomber in flight, & CU. AS. Pan, Vulcan bomber in CU. flying overhead. GV. The crashed Vulcan bomber burning at the London Airport - it crashed at the end of its triumphant 26,000 miles flight to Australia and New Zealand and back. SV. Fire tenders and rescue workers around burning flame. SV. Column of smoke from burning flame. GV. Fire tenders playing foam onto burning aircraft. LV. Burning wreckage of plane, & GV. SCU. Burning rubble on aerodrome. SV. Pan, ambulance leaving. SV. The captain Squadron Leader Donald Howard, one of the two survivors of the crash, leaving airport building with his wife. SCU. Donald Howard walking to his car. SV. Don Howard getting into car. GV. Wreckage of the Vulcan still burning, & SV. & GV. GV. Fire tenders, rescue workers round wrecked plane. The second survivor is co-pilot Air Marshal Harry Broadhurst.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    605.35
    Media URN:
    32278
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:02:00 / 01:46:47:00
    Canister:
    56/80

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