• Short Summary

    A large aircraft hangar is purposely demolished.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Soon to be but a memory. Last sections of the great hangar, which once housed the R-34 weighing 230 tons felled.

    East Fortune airfield, East Lothian

    M/S of a hot flame cutting through a piece of metal. L/S of the metal structure of the huge hangar, it starts to fall apart and collapse, it finally folds up and crashes to the ground. M/S of men stood around the wreckage, the camera pans slowly across it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    326.05
    Media URN:
    24407
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1923
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:53:00 / 01:10:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1045

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The location for this clip is East Fortune airfield in East Lothian, where the R34's hangar was.

  2. British Pathé says

    Great - thanks!

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