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  • Short Summary

    British air ministry experts investigate the crash site of the R-101 airship.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'What Was The Cause?' Air Chief Marshal Sir John Salmond and Air Ministry experts flew immediately to the scene."

    Beauvais, France.

    Air Chief Marshal Sir John Salmond and other British officials walk around the wreckage of the crashed R 101 airship at the crash site. They closely inspect parts of the R101 dirigible.

    Two French soldiers hold up the remains of the British Royal Air Force pennant that was flying from the R-101.

    Closer shots of Sir John talking to British and French officials.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    745.18
    Media URN:
    7833
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:22:00 / 01:29:14:00
    Canister:
    30/38

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The tragedy occurred on 5 October 1930.

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