• Short Summary

    French aircraft "Yellow Bird" departs for Trans-Atlantic flight as US plane "Green Flash" crashes.

  • Description

    USA: Maine: Old Orchard
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    "Yellow Bird" aircraft being pulled along by tractor

    SLATE INFORMATION - Before the great adventure! Lotti, Yancey, Lefevre, Assolant and Williams - friendly rivals as the zero hour arrives

    French aviators Jean Assolant, Ren???? Lefevre and Armeno Lotti - the crew of "Yellow Bird" posing with American aviators Roger Q. Williams and Lewis E. Yancey

    SLATE INFORMATION - Cranking up the huge French plane

    Propellor of "Yellow Bird" being turned

    SLATE INFORMATION - The Yellow Bird takes the Lindbergh trail to the east!

    "Yellow Bird" taking off as crowd watches

    SLATE INFORMATION - But the Yankee plane, heavily loaded, comes to grief before rising

    "Green Flash" aircraft crashes on take-off
    Background: French aircraft "Yellow Bird" departs for Trans-Atlantic flight as US plane "Green Flash" crashes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3YP485W9030MX50D9IEAN0UP8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3YP485W9030MX50D9IEAN0UP8
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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