German observation plane downed at Cuperly,France during World War I.
Cuperly France Date:1918, July 19 Duration:2 min 56 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A stricken German observation plane is seen falling in a flat spin, as photographed from a trench at Cuperly,France on July 19th,1918. It is lost from sight below the crest of the trench. French and American troops gather around the downed plane, as French medical personnel treat the German pilot, who has survived the crash. They carry him away. Meanwhile many French and American military personnel examine the downed German biplane which is powered by an exposed 6 cylinder in line engine and has large ailerons on upper wings.It is equipped with a Parabellum MG 14 machine gun. French Aviator Raymond Vamier, who shot down the plane, poses near its wreckage.
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