Into the drink

Accession Number F01548
Collection type Film
Measurement 15 min 49 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Wills, Colin
Cummins, Sylvia
National Film Council
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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The routine carried out by the crew of a Halifax Bomber when they are forced to crash land their aircraft into the sea. Also the operation of the aircraft's emergency dinghy and its life-saving equipment. A demonstration of the dinghy and its equipment is given first on land then supposedly in action.

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