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British schoolchildren in coach crash

Title
British schoolchildren in coach crash
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
30 May 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:03:52
Description
Report on a coach crash in the South of France in which several schoolchildren from St Albans died. Harry Hughes, the coach driver, had been taken ill at the wheel. John Meeson(?) recounts his son Peter’s description of the incident. Graham(?) Andrews, another of the students who had been travelling in the coach, also gives an account of the accident. Male reporter not identified (poss. Mark Mardell).
Contributors
Mark Mardell?; John Meeson(?); Graham(?) Andrews
Keywords
Accidents; France; Children (age group); Children (family); Road accidents; Schoolchildren; Coaches; St Albans; School visits; Beaumont School; Harry Hughes

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