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Production Details: Air Ministry, Directorate of Public Relations (Production sponsor)
Royal Air Force Film Production Unit (Production company)
Clot, Dennis Francis Emile1919-07-04 (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Air Force, Royal Air Force Regiment, 2962 Squadron (regiment/service)
Keywords: Batavia, Java, Netherlands East Indies (geography)
Allied Occupation of the Netherlands East Indies, Allied Occupation of South East Asia post-August 1945 (event)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 157 ft; Running time: 2 mins
Notes: Dopesheet states that the use of searchlights was a precaution against an increase in looting by Indonesians seeking to steal parachutes and tent material.
Kemajoran also known as RAF Batavia.
Dopesheet is dated 16 January 1946, but this date seems too late in the context of the series. Date above an estimate.