• Short Summary

    Air-sea rescue demonstration by RAF off Plymouth, Devon.

  • Description

    No title - RAF (Royal Air Force) survival exercise off Plymouth, Devon.

    Travelling shot from launch showing the wake behind it. M/S of RAF rescue launch travelling at speed. M/S of large inflatable raft with two men in the water underneath. M/S of men in the water wearing lifejackets swimming towards raft. C/U as men are helped aboard. M/S of raft and men getting aboard. C/U's men getting aboard the rescue raft. C/U and M/S men on raft, pan to another man who is wearing a Michelin - type suit. C/U of large floating buoys beside the raft, pan to the man wearing his inflated life-suit lying on top of water.

    M/S of men standing on the RAF lifesaving launch. Pan to a man who is strung onto apparatus being dragged through the water. C/U's of the man being dragged through water. M/S of helicopter coming in to rescue man from the raft. M/S of men being hoisted from raft by helicopter. M/S of men hanging on the rope looking down from the helicopter, they are being winched aboard. M/S of the launch below taken from the helicopters. M/S of men on launch. M/S of rescuer looking out of the door of the helicopter. M/S from the helicopter showing men being winched up from the raft. C/U of man inside the helicopter holding the winch line. M/S of the two men being winched into the helicopter. M/S of the launch below. M/S as two men are lowered onto the deck.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:39:00 / 01:19:07:00

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