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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the airship Roma before and after its crash.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The wrecked "Roma". 33 killed in terrible American airship disaster."

    Hampton, Virginia, United States of America.

    Aerial shots of the site of an airship crash. Smoke billows from the crashed airship and people rush towards the site. Looks like the crash has happened very recently. Low angle shot of the airship flying overhead before the crash and silhouette dusk shot of the airship approaching.

    Various shots of the tangled wreckage of the airship. Men work to remove the tangled metal.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    260.08
    Media URN:
    22754
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:44:00 / 01:09:03:00
    Canister:
    G 857

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 21 February 1922.

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