Air Sea Rescue operation for U.S. 8th Air Forces fighter pilots in the European Theater during World War II.
European Theater Date:1945 Duration:2 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
A dramatization detailing ASR (Air Sea Rescue) of U.S. 8th Air Forces crew members in European Theater during World War II. ASR controller contacts crew members of rescue aircraft P-47 Thunderbolt fighters in flight over ocean after determining the ditching position of aircraft. Two P-47s in flight. Information is relayed to high speed launch and motor boat of Royal Navy underway. Fight pilot on raft in water. P-47s in flight. Fighter pilot on raft signals as the P-47 flies low over water. Pilot is rescued by high speed launch of Royal Navy. P-47 circles the launch.
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