Search and Rescue Flight Section personnel get alerted after receiving a distress call from a C-54E on the Bermuda Islands.
Bermuda Island Date:1947 Duration:4 min 20 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A film depicts safety measures of the United States Army Air Force ( USAAF ) on the Bermuda Islands. A USAAF C-54E Skymaster aircraft in flight with one propeller feathered. A radio operator on board the C-54E sends a distress call. A radio operator in the flight control tower at Kindley Air Force Base receives the message and uses a telephone. Printing by a printing machine. The C-54E with its engine on fire. A captain uses a telephone to alert the Search and Rescue Flight Section. Personnel of the Search and Rescue Flight Section move fast after being alerted by an alarm. They rush towards a deck. USAAF personnel take their military gear. Motor rescue launch P-359 is unanchored and is underway. The army air force personnel start the engine of a USAAF SB-17G Flying Fortress aircraft. It taxis and takes off. The flight control tower at Kindley AFB.
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