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London Air Crash

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2040
Date Released
8 Jul 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Cost of Canvas
  2. 2London Air Crash
  3. 3Welcome Home, Alec Rose! News in Colour

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 3
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: London Air Crash. DESCRIPTION: A once in a life-time chance for an amateur cameraman. Oldham Shopkeeper Frank Mills records the terrible Freighter crash at Heathrow airport as it happens. Movietone enlarges his film to present the harrowing moments of tragedy in which six people die in a four-plane pile-up. SHOTLIST: 2 sequences of Elizabethan plane crashing at Heathrow Airport on top of Trident aircraft. Note - this material was blown up from 8mm amateur film.
Keywords
Aviation; Accidents and disasters
Locations
London; United Kingdom; London Heathrow Airport
Footage sources
Press
Shand News
Card file number
93712
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
65
Story extras:

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