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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Sikorsky aeroplane filmed shortly before it crashed in flames.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Trans-Atlantic plane disaster. Giant 14 tons Sikorsky aeroplane (seen at final trials) piloted by French Ace, Captain Fonck, crashes in flames soon after taking off".

    Long Island, New York, United States of America (U.S.A.).

    Panning M/S follows Sikorsky as it takes off. L/S of airborne aeroplane. Various aerial shots of Sikorsky in flight (taken from another plane).

    Note: for shots of crash and explosion see record for - TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT DISASTER (version 2 of 2) - in G 1333. See version record for 1 of 2 also for more shots of aeroplane in flight. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    636.14
    Media URN:
    26252
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:40:00 / 01:35:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1331

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