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Richard Branson on sinking of Challenger

Title
Richard Branson on sinking of Challenger
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Aug 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:03:12
Description
Report on the Virgin Atlantic Challenger, which sank during a bid for the Blue Riband, an accolade given to a passenger liner with a record highest speed on a transatlantic crossing. Head of Virgin, Richard Branson and captain of the Challenger, Chay Blyth comment. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Richard Branson; Chay Blyth
Keywords
Accidents; Shipwrecks; Record attempts; Boats; Seaborne disasters; Chay Blyth; Virgin Challenger; Ted Toleman

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