• Short Summary

    People look at the debris of a wrecked army bomber that fell to earth in Illinois.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SKY DEATH - 8 ARMY FLIERS DIE IN MYSTERY CRASH".

    Illinois, United States of America.

    Various shots of people wandering about a field, looking at the scattered wrecked pieces of a Douglas army bomber aeroplane that fell from the sky. Different sections of the plane are strewn across the field. A tattered parachute lies on the ground. Commentator says the crash claimed the lives of three officers and five enlisted men and says it is feared the plane disintegrated in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    971.58
    Media URN:
    17329
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:51:00 / 01:55:33:00
    Canister:
    38/52

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