• Short Summary

    First a flashback to Louis Bleriot's first cross-Channel flight in 1909, and then, 39 years later, a Vickers-Viking makes the journey in 34 minutes and bursts a tyre on return landing at Heathrow

  • Description

    ENGLAND: London: Heathrow Airport:
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    AEROPLANES - ENGLISH COMMERCIAL Vickers-Viking plane breaks the record for Channel crossing.- did outward journey in 34 minutes. Seen on ground with burst tyre the only mishap - on anniversary of the first Bleriot crossing

    Aviation

    shatter record, aeroplane, commercial flight, jet plane, aircraft, transportation, planes, record breaking
    Background: First a flashback to Louis Bleriot's first cross-Channel flight in 1909, and then, 39 years later, a Vickers-Viking makes the journey in 34 minutes and bursts a tyre on return landing at Heathrow

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEH01TBRDKOB74U79OE64CUYGW
    Media URN:
    VLVAEH01TBRDKOB74U79OE64CUYGW
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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