• Short Summary

    A Swedish Skymaster airliner crashes in a mountainside in Greece.

  • Description

    Britons killed in air crash in Greek Mountains.

    MS wreckage of Swedish Skymaster plane on Hymettus, mountainside near Athens, Greece.

    MS rescuers searching among the wreckage.

    MS Rescue parties coming down the mountainside carrying bodies on stretchers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.30
    Media URN:
    41292
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:35:00 / 01:58:12:00
    Canister:
    47/88

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    The crash occurred on 26 October 1947.

    Plane involved was a Douglas DC-4-1009.

    All 44 people on board were killed.

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  2. LRange says

    Pilots name was Kenneth John Douglas, age 39 when he died. He is since then resting at 1st Cementary, Athen in the Protestantic area. His grave is in good condition . My last visit was January 2020. Pictures can be send If wanted

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