• Short Summary

    Commander Byrd ditches plane "America" into sea at Ver-Sur-Mer during flight from New York to Paris.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Crash into Sea

    FRANCE: Ver-Sur-Mer:
    Aviator, Commander Richard Byrd and three compansions, Bert Acosta and Bernt Balchen as relief pilots and Lieutenant George O. Noville as flight engineer & wireless radio operator. ditched plane "America" foating in sea near shore; recovered plane on shore at low tide.

    SLATE: Souvenir hunters.

    Women ripping pieces off the plane's fuselage:
    Background: Commander Byrd ditches plane "America" into sea at Ver-Sur-Mer during flight from New York to Paris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADJYIHRLSYV95XFTZQCNL63A8C
    Media URN:
    VLVADJYIHRLSYV95XFTZQCNL63A8C
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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