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  • Short Summary

    Inconclusive footage about the aerial search over the sea for a missing USAF plane.

  • Description

    St. Eval, RAF Station.

    Various long shots, aircraft taking off. MS.Airplane on ground. LS.Members of U.S. air crew talking beneath wing of plane. LS.Plane taxiing - Shackleton. Various shots, Douglas aircraft taking off, and landing. CU.Tail of Douglas plane. LS.Air crew descending steps from Douglas aircraft (U.S.) and walk away from aircraft. Aerial view, of sea below with flare marking unidentified object. Aerial view of sea below, with boats searching for lost aircraft. Various shots, showing the activities going on inside the Air Traffic Control Room.

    Orig.Neg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2564.13
    Media URN:
    68906
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:22:00 / 01:33:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 2898 A

Comments (1)

  1. EGDGZTCW says

    Looking closely at this film..... I am quite sure that the Neptunes at taking off from St Mawgan and not St Eval. The DC6 is landing at St Mawgan and seen being marshalled on to West dispersal, which is now known as Foxtrot on todays Cornwall Airport Newquay. St Mawgan ATC tower (VHT)is visible in the background.....and still extant today.
    The Air Traffic sequence showing the control room I am not sure about, it could be either.
    Chris W

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