• Short Summary

    During R.A.F. Association conference in Eastbourne RAF plane crashes and 4 people die.

  • Description

    Eastbourne, Sussex.

    GV. The Winter Gardens, Eastbourne, where R.A.F. (Royal Air Force, RAF) conference is being held. LV. Interior, Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Tedder taking their places. STV. People applauding. SV. Duke presenting small trophy (cup). SV. People applauding. SV. Prince Philip presenting large trophy. GV. Eastbourne Harbour. Crowds in foreground. LV. Rescue ships around the half-submerged Sunderland flying boat. SV. Crowds running along the shore. LV. & SV. Rescue boat fixing line from Sunderland boat to shore. SV. Rescue men with life lines. SV. Half-submerged flying boat off shore. SV. Crowds on shore pulling at lifelines. LV. Half-submerged flying boat, crowds in foreground. SV. Towards and pan, one of the injured being carried away on stretcher. LV. Another injured man being placed into ambulance. SV. Half-submerged flying boat off shore. LV. Members of the R.A.F. Association marching carrying banners. SCU. Duke watching march past. FS. & GV. Association marching past with banners.

    (Lav.) (Orig.A.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    529.18
    Media URN:
    30831
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:22:00 / 01:34:43:00
    Canister:
    55/46

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