Airport birthday celebrations marred when aeroplane in display crashes, killing the pilot.
Full title reads: "Langley Fields" - should be Langley Field.
Virginia Airport celebrates her 20th birthday, United States of America (USA).
Various shots of crowds watching American Army aeroplanes flying in formation over air field. Flying fortresses, pursuit planes and bombers fly in display.
L/S of pursuit Consolidated PB-2A aeroplane crashing in flames on runway - killing pilot Major Alfred J Waller and badly injuring co-pilot. Crowds and ambulances rush over. We hear exclamations of crowds.
Note: The crash occurred on 11 December 1937.