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