Shots of Sikorsky aeroplane filmed shortly before it crashed in flames.
Full title reads: "Trans-Atlantic plane disaster. Giant 14 tons Sikorsky aeroplane (seen at final trials) piloted by French Ace, Captain Fonck, crashes in flames soon after taking off".
Long Island, New York, United States of America (U.S.A.).
Panning M/S follows Sikorsky as it takes off. L/S of airborne aeroplane. Various aerial shots of Sikorsky in flight (taken from another plane).
Note: for shots of crash and explosion see record for - TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT DISASTER (version 2 of 2) - in G 1333. See version record for 1 of 2 also for more shots of aeroplane in flight. AH 2001.