Film: 3870

Aviation | 1950 | Sound | Colour


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Combined operation between the Broughty Ferry Life-boat and helicopter of No 228 Squadron RAF Leuchars. After falling down companion ladder deckhand is seen being wrapped in blanket by Life-Boat crew and being transferred from his ship. Following decision to call helicopter viewer sees the communications system between Life-Boat, HM Coastguard and the RAF. Scenes of the winching operation are followed by the helicopter returning to base and a waiting ambulance. Life-Boat returns to her station to await further calls.
Jet Propelled 100 mph Helicopter!

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