Material relating to newsreel story " "Operation Snowdrop" (aka Operation Snowdrop)" - 55/7.
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story " "Operation Snowdrop" (aka Operation Snowdrop)" 55/7.
Some different material from Newsreel Story.
Helicopter just leaving ground. Seven seater helicopter landing, loading food parcels and other supplies and taking off. Sequence on Wick airport. Allocations officer checking over map. Chief Constable Georgeson of Caithness receiving emergency calls on R/T with R.N. (Royal Navy) and R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) personnel standing by. R.N. pilot and navigator confer over maps before take off of the helicopter. Pilot gets into cockpit. Attempted air to ground, view through window of snowed up cottages, countryside... Helicopter arriving at Canisbay, unloading supplies and taking on animal food from one farmer to help out another. General scenes of villagers around plane. Helicopter landing to find out what farmer requires. Handing over supplies to Dunnet Head lighthouse people. Poor light - Dunnet Head. General air to ground, sheep in snow.
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