A plane crashes in to the river near New York's Airport. Lots of loss of life.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "The Air Tragedy In New York". American Voiceovered newsreel material.
New York, United States of America (USA).
LS Police standing on river bank. LS Police patrol boat, flashing searchlight. Various shots of bodies being carried ashore. CU Ambulance moving off. CU Wake of ship. LS of helicopter flying over water. Ground to air shot of airliner flying over water. LS Police patrol boat. CU Police with binoculars looking out from bridge. Various shots of police in patrol boats picking up wreckage and bodies, etc. CU Police putting body into ambulance. LS Floating crane. LS People on bank. LS Crane. CU Crane picking up wreckage.
LS Hospital building. CU People seated in waiting room of hospital. MS Doctors and nurse in Theatre. LS Patient being wheeled along corridor. CU Woman opening glass door, on door is written 'Flushing Hospital'. Three CUs of eight year old Robert Sullivan in hospital bed. Various shots of Seymour Kemach lying in hospital bed, tells how very close he came to not making it himself.
(Nat.sound). (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 09/02/1959.