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  • Short Summary

    Lancaster aircraft flying over sea, pointing to spot on map where weather plane was last seen.

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    Eval, Cornwall and the Atlantic.

    Lifeboat fixed under wing of Lancaster. Crew walking past lifeboat on ground to their plane. Two men in control tower looking at map of the area. Two men checking weather conditions with met instruments. Lancaster aircraft flying over sea. Expanse of sea. Wing of plane in foreground. Coastline. Tail of aircraft in foreground. Flying along coast. Tail of plane seen. Air to air shot over one plane of another in flight. Pilot at the controls. Aerial shot of ship. Plane flying over ship. Side view Lancaster in flight. Underside view of Lancaster in flight. Two men on roof of control tower at Eval airport. Member of aircrew looking over side of plane. Plane in flight. Part of another plane in foreground. Aerial view of coast line. Plane flying over expanse of sea. Member of air crew looking over side of plane scanning sea. Plane in flight. Men on top of control tower sending out heliograph signals. Lifeboat under wing of plane being serviced by mechanics. Plane taxiing out of hangar (3 shots). Air crew types listening to briefing (2 shots). Crews leaving after briefing. Air crew type. Pencil pointing to spot on map where weather plane was last seen. Mechanics working on noses of planes. Pilot at controls.

    (Mute. Orig.Neg.) (Cuts.49/57)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:42:00 / 01:50:20:00
    UN 2153 E

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