• Short Summary

    A Russian helicopter, the largest in the world, demonstrates its strength by lifting bus and lorry.

  • Description

    No title - Russian helicopter - biggest in world. Gatwick, Sussex

    Ground to air shot of helicopter about to land, underneath the body is slung a coach on a platform. M/S of photographer on ground. M/S's of the helicopter touching down with coach slung underneath. M/S of the giant blades rotating. M/S's as the helicopter moves away from the bus which is now on the ground. Various shots cockpit, C/U pilot.

    M/S as the helicopter takes off again, with cable attached. M/S of truck with cable attached, the cable begins to go taut below it. Various shots as the truck is lifted off the ground. M/S interior of the helicopter. Interior M/S of the cockpit. Ground to air shot showing lorry swinging under the helicopter, pan up the cable. M/S as the lorry now touches the ground. M/S people watching the demonstration. M/S showing the front of the helicopter. L/S helicopter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:56:00 / 01:16:13:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Ground to air shot of helicopter" - the helicopter is a Mil Mi-10, Reg. No. CCCP-04102, (despite the commentator thrice calling it an MN-10).

    Further footage of the craft can be seen in clip 2023.19.

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