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Bentley Colliery disaster

Title
Bentley Colliery disaster
Genre
Interview; Press conference
TX Date
2 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:26
Description
Press interview with Derek Ezra, National Coal Board Chairman, on the pit disaster at Bentley Colliery near Doncaster, when an underground train crashed. 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
Derek Ezra
Keywords
Deaths; Coal mining; Underground trains; Coal industry; Coal miners; NCB; Trains; Coal mines; Coal mine accidents; Doncaster; Bentley Colliery

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