• Short Summary

    HELICOPTER RESCUE:
    (Story shows RAF Rescue helicopter on coastal rescue exercise - commentary says air ministry deciding to set up helicopter rescue service throughout the country - during the exercise a helicopter crashed into sea and pilot had to
    be rescued by boat )

  • Description

    CRASHES HELICOPTER... Helicopter crashes into sea...rescued by launch....pilot of helicopter was Paul Bowery (Auadron Leader of Thorney Island base).

    HELICOPTERS.... Shot of helicopter in flight for rescue operation for crashed airmen...airmen contacting helicopter by radio.... helicopter nurses a "scoop-net" to pick up victim..... Helicopter crashes into sea....pilot and crew are rescued. by launch....

    RESCUES. At Sea of crashed airmen who contacts a helicopter by radio which picks him up by new method (of a "scoop-net"). A helicopter crashes into sea and pilot and crew are rescued by launch.

    Aviation; Disasters and Accidents
    Background: HELICOPTER RESCUE:
    (Story shows RAF Rescue helicopter on coastal rescue exercise - commentary says air ministry deciding to set up helicopter rescue service throughout the country - during the exercise a helicopter crashed into sea and pilot had to
    be rescued by boat )

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1LXOHZ3ECO7F5OBTVS9YXEQYC
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LXOHZ3ECO7F5OBTVS9YXEQYC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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