• Short Summary

    The rescue of passengers aboard the crashed American Dakota transport plane by Swiss Alpine guides and Swiss Air Force Fieseler Storch ski planes

  • Description

    SWITZERLAND: Wetterhorn:
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    AEROPLANES R.A.F. Shots of Lancaster searching for the 1-st Dakota in the Alps. Good shots of looking through the clouds


    AEROPLANES ENGLISH Shots of a Dakota taking off


    AEROPLANES SWISS Shots of Feisler Storch fitted with skis used for transporting the victims of Crashed Dakota in the Alps. Shots of pilots Hug and Hitz


    ALPS CRASHED DAKOTA STORY Men or skis looking for plane. Fiesler Storch fitted with skis for landing on the snow Shot of an Alpine Guide smoking pipe.


    AMBULANCES Putting the rescued people from Crashed Dakota into an ambulance after being brought out by plane


    CLOUDS Lancaster looking for the CRASHED DAKOTA through gaps in the clouds. Good shot


    MOUNTAINS Good shots of snow-topped mountains also of the crashed Dakota lying on a glacier in the Alps


    PILOTS Shots of Hug and Hitz the two Swiss Pilots who flew the Fiesler Storch fitted with skis on to the glacier to evacuate the people of the crashed Dakota


    RADIO. Shots of radio in various forms used in Crashed Dakota story. Man at dash-board. Wireless masts. Various radio instruments


    R.A.F. Interview with the crew who found the crashed Dakota in the Alps. Good shots of pilot speaking etc.


    SKI-ING Shots of men walking through thick snow on skis looking for the crashed Dakota. Good shots of Feisler Storch plane with skis fitted for landing in snow


    Royal Air Force; Disasters and Accidents

    glacier, rescue, search, survival, the Alps, mountains, mountaineering, RAF, R.A.F., Swiss, survivors, survive, survived, ski, skiing, skiers, guides, Royal Air Force, sled, sleigh, sledge
    Background: The rescue of passengers aboard the crashed American Dakota transport plane by Swiss Alpine guides and Swiss Air Force Fieseler Storch ski planes

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5XF5WMUSA27Q2U2ON4IMPKTX
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XF5WMUSA27Q2U2ON4IMPKTX
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1946
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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