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Alps avalanche

Title
Alps avalanche
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Apr 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:02:04
Description
Report on a rescue mission in Switzerland to extract British schoolchildren buried in the snow, after an avalanche in the Swiss Alps, which killed several teachers and skiing instructors. Roger Grove-Smith(?) of Ardingly School describes what he saw. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Roger Grove-Smith(?)
Keywords
Deaths; Devon; Teachers; Switzerland; Schoolchildren; Avalanches; Accidental death; Skiing; School visits; Edgehill College; Bideford

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