Recovered US Pilot’s Body Brought to Shore

Recovered US Pilot’s Body Brought to Shore

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Location

Lisahally

Year

1964

Date

Production 12/06/1964

Length

04min 43sec

Audio

sound

Format

16mm

black and white

Source

Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland under the Archiving Scheme 2

Courtesy

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Department for Communities, ITV, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

ITV

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Description

Jimmy Robinson at Lisnashally in Derry with the docking of the British Weather Reporter ship. The ship was returning to shore with the body of Captain James Davidson of the US Air Force and from Washington who sadly died after his F-100 Super Sabre jet crashed into the sea. Four American paramedics had tried to rescue Cpt Davidson. Jimmy interviews Captain James Clarke, the captain of the weather ship on the incident.   

Credits

An Ulster Television Production.

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