• Short Summary

    Wreckage of helicopter, hoisted from the weir, Keith Harvey the only survivor.

  • Description

    Melbourne, Australia.

    Documentation on file, Cinesound review.

    MS. Frogman with oxygen tanks strapped to his back steps into water. MS. People on beach watching. LS. as mobile crane sets to work to hoist the damaged helicopter from the Melton weir. LS. as Helicopter is hoisted out of water. MS. Flight engineer Keith Harvey who was the only survivor of the crash. Two MSs. of the helicopter in the weir. MS. wreckage of the helicopter being inspected. MS. as one of the bodies is carried away by stretcher. MSs. wreckage of the helicopter.

    (Comb F.G.)

    Note: very poor quality.

    Note: Incident took place 13 March 1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2950.24
    Media URN:
    84821
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:02:00 / 01:55:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 3330 H

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 14 March 1960.

    Amongst those who died was Australian model and TV personality Helen Woods.

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  2. jamied says

    CORRECTION: Date of crash was 13 March 1960.

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  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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