• Short Summary

    Aeroplane crashes into factory in Belgium, killing Grand Duke of Hesse and family.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Airliner wrecked at Ostend".

    Belgium.

    Tragic fate of air liner. Aeroplane crashes into factory roof, killing Grand Duke of Hesse, his wife and his children. Aerial shots of factory with aeroplane wing sticking out. L/S of factory chimney that plane crashed into in fog. M/S of local people looking at crash scene.

    Spacing from 01:06:11 - 01:06:17.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    943.07
    Media URN:
    16044
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:56:00 / 01:06:26:00
    Canister:
    37/92

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 16th November 1937. The plane involved was a Junkers Ju-52/3m.

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