United States USA Date:1951, January 11 Duration:1 min 31 sec Sound:NO SOUND
An eight day clock on aircraft instrument panel. U.S. Air Force flight crew member packing gear, including cold weather clothing into his A-3 flight bag. Cargo being by means of the elevator into the cargo compartment of a Second Strategic Support Squadron C-124 Globemaster tail # 49-244, at Walker Air Force Base, New Mexico. B-36 strategic bomber seen in background. The men and equipment are headed to the Strategic Air Command's 509th Bomb Wing Forward Detachments at RAF Stations Mildenhall and Lakenheath, in England. (Note: This same aircraft, performing the same mission, successfully ditched in the North Atlantic on 23 Mar 1951, but no passengers or crew were ever recovered.).
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