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  • Short Summary

    Shots of the wreckage of the Airship R 101 where it crashed in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Beauvais, France. They Nobly Fell! The Empire 'mourns those splendid men whose sacrifice has been added to that glorious list of Englishmen who, on uncharted seas and unexplored lands, have gone into the unknown as pioneers and pathfinders and have met death.' (The Prime Minister)."

    Beauvais, France.

    Various shots of the tangled wreckage of the R 101 Airship. Bits of the skin of the dirigible blow in the wind and smoke rises from parts of the crashed craft. An aircraft flies over the scene.

    N.B. For search purposes R-101 or R.101 or R101.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    745.17
    Media URN:
    7832
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:30:00 / 01:28:22:00
    Canister:
    30/38

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  1. jamied says

    The tragedy occurred on 5 October 1930.

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