• Short Summary

    Wreckage and the dead are brought ashore, relatives come to mourn and identify the bodies.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - some dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel item. Title reads: "Japan's Air Disaster".

    Tokyo, Japan.

    133 people are killed in tragic plane crash at Tokyo bay. Various night shots as the first bodies in rough wooden boxes are brought ashore at Tokyo Bay after the crash. Parts of the aircraft are also recovered for inspection for a clue that may give the cause of the crash. The plane parts come ashore the next day, and belongings of the dead. Various shots inside a Buddhist temple in Tokyo. The coffins are laid out and people come to pray and mourn. Various shots of the rescue operation in the bay with some salvage ships at work. Some other ships bring relatives of the victims to the area where the crash took place - the people pray.

    Date found in the old record - 09/02/1966. American commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:43:00 / 02:00:17:00
    UN 4151 D

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