Shots of the R101 airship before it sets off on its fateful last flight.
Full title reads: "Cardington. Tragedy most profound. Pathetic interest attached to these exclusive pictures taken of the ill-fated R-101 just before she left on what was to be her last journey."
Shot of the airship R 101 attached to mooring mast. Shots of members of the crew of the dirigible. Crewmen get into mooring mast lift to be taken up to the ship. People, presumably passengers gather by the lift (Including Sir Sefton Branker - Director of Civil Aviation). Shot of engine of R-101.
N.B. This item is stored in 1930's Extras Can 5 not in the Newsreel.
A longer, if mute version of this story is found on PM0745.