• Short Summary

    The Bell X-2, fastest and highest plane in the world, crashes in California.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    GV. Little plane slung below plane in flight - fastest plane in the world Bell X-2. SV. The little plane detaching and gathering speed after it has dropped. LV. A vapour streak across the sky. LV. Bomber parked in an airfield. GV. Man who flew highest, Captain Iven Kincheloe, in his suit having his helmet adjusted by other man. CV. The man peering from his helmet. CV. Airman waving his arms guiding a plane. GV. The mother plane with little plane underneath taxiing along. SV. Man looking up into sky through binoculars. GV. The little plane on its own climbing steadily. However a little plane crashed, killing its pilot Captain Milburn Apt.

    (F.G.) (Orig H)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    605.24
    Media URN:
    32267
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:00:00 / 01:33:51:00
    Canister:
    56/79

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