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    Princess Margaret visits RAF base at Coltishall, Norfolk.

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    RAF (Royal Air Force base), Coltishall, Norfolk.

    LS. Royal plane taxiing in at Coltishall air base. MS. Princess Margaret steps from plane and is greeted by some senior RAF officers. LS. Guard of Honour presents arms. SV. Section of crowd watching from behind rope. MS. Princess Margaret inspecting Guard of Honour. MCU. Wives of RAF personnel looking on. MS. Princess Margaret looking at Lightning Fighter aircraft. LV. Royal car passing line of aircraft. Various shots of Princess Margaret taking a look at a RAF rescue helicopter. CU. & MS. Pilot of helicopter with his head out of cockpit taking movie pictures with a 8 mm camera. MS. Helicopter. GV. Line of Lightning Fighters. Various shots of Princess Margaret looking at Bloodhound missile in hangar and has something about it explained to her. Various shots showing new ejection seat and some of the survival kit that is carried in all aircraft. LS. & MS. Princess Margaret on control tower getting ready to watch flying display. LS. Two Lightning Fighter aircraft taking off and rising vertically. MS. Princess Margaret watching. Various shots of fly past of Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lighting Fighters, also refuelling Javelin from Valiant tanker aircraft. Various shots of planes flying in formation. Various shots of display of helicopter rescue showing an injured man being picked up from the ground. LS. Helicopter flying off.


    Date found in the old record - 07/05/1963.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:22:00 / 01:32:38:00
    UN 3739 B

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