U.S. Admiral Byrd leads a search party for a stranded party during Antarctic Expedition.
Antarctica Date:1928 Duration:8 min 17 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd in Antarctica during an expedition. A Fokker plane being fueled. The plane taxis and flies. Several men gathered as the plane takes off. Doctor Gould and other men leave for Rockefeller mountains in the aircraft. Doctor Gould and other men stand on snow. A blizzard strikes them. The plane is torn from its moorings. The plane is torn and the exploring party is stranded. The blizzard strikes the camp area 'Little America'. A man operates a radio. A search party being organized for the stranded party. U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd heads the search party. A Fairchild plane being warmed up and flies to the stranded party's rescue. Doctor Gould and other men ration the food and drink and eat. The rescue party reaches them and a radio message is flashed from the rescue aircraft to the camp area. Men in the radio room of the camp area. The giant aircraft being sheltered from blizzards. Hangar built from snow for the aircraft.
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