• Short Summary

    RAF Rescue Service exercise showing pilot being rescued from sea

  • Description

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    Hurricane (?) fighters taking off for battle/ RAF Rescue Service ground staff packing dinghy containing rations, flares, water bottle/ ground staff loading packed dinghy on to Lysander and loading smoke flare on to plane/ rescue room receiving telephone call - pilot walks in/ map showing pilot's position on the sea in dinghy

    Lysander taking off and in flight/ Lysander circling over sea/ Lysander drops dinghy and smoke flare/ smoke flare on water/ pilot in dinghy/ airmen loading blankets into Walrus plane/ airmen loading blankets etc. into Walrus plane and Walrus takes off / Walrus in air Smoke flare and pilot in dinghy/ Walrus landing on sea/ pilot rescued from dinghy and into Walrus aircraft/ rescued pilot wrapped in blankets being carried by two RAF men towards camera.
    Background: RAF Rescue Service exercise showing pilot being rescued from sea

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6K4L9NZCWLQ5NMJ7S4BL6AQFK
    Media URN:
    VLVA6K4L9NZCWLQ5NMJ7S4BL6AQFK
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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