View of traffic and stores on a busy street in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Men play dominoes. Uniformed school children walk down the street. Young man and woman exit building.
View of Police training school and trainees in Montego Bay. Group of men and women march in a single file and follow instruction commands to sit on ground.
The airport at Montego, with crowd awaiting arrival of Queen Elizabeth II. A sign : 'Welcome to the West Indies'. A British Overseas Airways Corporation Boeing Stratocruiser aircraft, flying a Royal pennant, taxis onto the ramp in front of the terminal. The Queen descends the stairs from the airplane, followed by Prince Philip. The Queen reviews the Jamaican troops with the officers. She and Prince Philip greet the crew of their airplane. The Queen engages in ceremonial and social formalities with the officials of Jamaica.
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, and Prince Philip, visiting Montego in the British West Indies. The queen is being welcomed by an official. Prince Philip joins them. A Boeing Stratocruiser airliner in the background. A sign : 'Welcome to the West Indies' is displayed on the airport terminal building. A large crowd gathers to welcome. People stand and applaud. A motorcade moves along a road. A reception line is setup at the airport . The Queen greets crew members on the airport ramp, in front of the airliner,
Jet airliner American Airlines Flight 1 crashes into Pumpkin Patch Channel of Jamica Bay in New York soon after take off from Idlewild Airport (now John F. Kennedy International Airport), bound for Los Angeles. Rescuers and the police inspect the area. The ruins of the crashed jet liner on a marshy area and in the Bay. Skin divers board boats to head out and search for bodies. Some bodies of victims are carried away on stretchers.
Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in New York during the Great Depression. An Eastern Airlines DC-3 airplane with painted words on side "The Great Silver Fleet" taxis on a runway at Floyd Bennett Airport field by Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn, New York City. Narrator describes WPA improvements to the airport. Plane parks atop a novel turntable and then is rotated to desired position. Rear hatch opens and crew member steps out. Trap door on ground near plane opens revealing a stairwell downward which debarking passengers then use to walk toward the main terminal. View of skyport landing and takeoff area on the East River and a pontoon-equipped small aircraft coming in for landing at one of these two skyports providing air taxi service from Manhattan Island. Narrator indicates that one skyport is located at 31st Street and another at Wall Street.