• Short Summary

    Military air force stationed at Sao Paulo decided to stage a combined maneuver, together with infantry troops and army artillery.

  • Description


    Opening scene is of Sao Paulo's CUMBICA (coombeeca) airforce base, where maneuvers were taking place.



    Several shots of airforce commander instructing pilots and others as to procedures of operations.



    Crews heading for jet planes, getting ready, taking off etc.



    Jet planes flying overhead.



    Crashed plane, burning.



    Rescue helicopter rushing in.



    Rescue operations, fire crews at work, etc.



    Final shot is from overflying aircraft, showing crashed plane and surrounding.




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    Background: Military air force stationed at Sao Paulo decided to stage a combined maneuver, together with infantry troops and army artillery.

    During such demonstrations, a GLOSTER METEOR jet, which are used by the brazilian air force, crashed and burned as it touched down aside of the runway, due to failure of controls, according to surviving pilot. The crashed plane was immediately surrounded by rescue teams, putting out the fire, and rescuing crashed pilot.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9RZ4CCVV91SZ6WPAXX4070AFL
    Media URN:
    VLVA9RZ4CCVV91SZ6WPAXX4070AFL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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