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Bentley Colliery disaster

Title
Bentley Colliery disaster
Genre
Interview
TX Date
21 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:19
Description
Interview with Arthur Scargill, NUM leader, 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). Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Arthur Scargill
Keywords
Deaths; Trade unions; Coal mining; Underground trains; NUM; Coal industry; Coal miners; NCB; Trains; Coal mines; Coal mine accidents; Doncaster; Bentley Colliery

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