Jet boat record attempt kills Donald Campbell. He rides a jet boat at 320 miles an hour at Coniston Water, England, to break his own record. His hydroplane Bluebird K7 goes out of control, flips out of water, crashes and explodes.
The 1967 International 500 Sports Car Race on the Brands Hatch Race Track in England. Philip Toll Hill Jr., an automobile racer from California, driving a Chaparral race car leads other sports car including Ferrari and Porsche. Philip Toll Hill comes out of his car. Photographers click pictures.
The government crashes in the United Kingdom. In Ballater, Scotland : King George V of the United Kingdom reviews honor guard. The King drives away in a car. In London, England : United Kingdom Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald with his Labour party members and leaders of the Conservatives liberals to form his cabinet.
Launching of the "Myrina, " the largest tanker ship ever launched in the United Kingdom. The ship measures 1050 feet long and weighs 191thousand tons. She is seen going down the ways at Harland & Wolff shipyard, Belfast, Northern Ireland. During her launching, a gust of wind catches her, before tug boats can assist, and she goes aground. But she is quickly pulled free and proceeds on her way.
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Lloyd George arrives at Downing Street in London, England during World War I. United Kingdom Prime Minister David Lloyd George gets off from a car. People crowd on the street. British Union Leader Arthur Henderson gets off from a car. People stand in the background. Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Arthur James Balfour in a car. A man opens a door of the car. The former Prime Minister gets out from the car.
View of the first three U.S. B-52 bombers (of a force of 15) landing at U-Tapao Airbase, Thailand on April 10, 1967. These bombers hit targets in Vietnam on their way to U-Tapao. (The entire force arrived during the period from April through July, 1967, on temporary assignment from the Strategic Air Command 4433rd Bomb Wing at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam.) The B-52s are under the command of the SAC 3rd Air Division. The aircraft land with wing flaps down and deploy drag chutes to slow their ground rolls.Officers of the 4258th Strategic Wing,and Royal Thai Air Force greet the arriving aircrews. The event is recorded by photographers, along with newsmen from Japan, Thailand, United States and Philippines.