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Bentley Colliery disaster

Title
Bentley Colliery disaster
Genre
Interview; Press conference
TX Date
21 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:53
Description
Press interview with Jack Wood, National Coal Board area manager, on the scrutiny of underground transport systems prior to the pit disaster at Bentley Colliery near Doncaster. Seven miners were killed in the accident (later named as: J Mitchell, R Aitcheson, K Green, G Henderson, M E Hickman, D Box, D R Hall).
Contributors
Jack Wood
Keywords
Deaths; Coal mining; Underground trains; Coal industry; Coal miners; NCB; Trains; Coal mines; Coal mine accidents; Doncaster; Bentley Colliery

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