• Short Summary

    Two of largest airship's landing crew perish in 200 ft fall, third hauled to safety after two-hour struggle.

  • Description

    Wide of field as man falls to his death
    second man falling to his death

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes disaster. Gen. noise of dirigible's engine running. Seaman Coward talks about now glad he was to get down.
    Background: Two of largest airship's landing crew perish in 200 ft fall, third hauled to safety after two-hour struggle.
    Their strength gone, two fall to their deaths - scenes too harrowing to show. The third man, Seaman Cowart, was rescued.

    Aviation; Disasters and Accidents; United States of America; Censorship

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC8A46PFI65B99428T4KFN7SBJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8A46PFI65B99428T4KFN7SBJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1932
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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