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Alec Askew on Land’s End school trip accident

Title
Alec Askew on Land’s End school trip accident
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
8 May 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:03:37
Description
Report on press conference (with excerpts) with headmaster Alec Askew about the freak wave which swept five of his students into the sea while they were on a school visit to Land’s End, killing four. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Alec Askew
Keywords
Accidents; Deaths; Children (age group); Children (family); Cornwall; Safety; Students; Rescue work; Schoolchildren; School visits; Land’s End; Heather Price

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