IWM Film website upgrade: self-selection and authorised download of HD clips. More info
By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings,
and for us to access our cookies on your device.
Title:SEARCH AND RESCUE - LINDHOLME DINGHY AND SUPPLY APPARATUS [Main Title]
Film Number:AMY 30
Summary: Training film focusing on the rescue process for downed aircraft crew.
Description: Reel 1: Crew of downed aircraft in dinghy – steps to take to assist SAR – Lancaster ASR.3 (OZ•X – 210 Sqn) locates crew and drops Lindholme dinghy and supply apparatus. Explanation of deployment process.
Reel 2: Rescue equipment deployed from aircraft and crew paddle to it, secure second dinghy then start retrieving containers. Locating aircraft remains on station to transmit location to other rescue units. Further supplies may be dropped to ditched crew. Description of equipment contained in supply canisters. Sleep suits explained.
Reel 3: Deploying 'Walter' Air-Sea Rescue homing transmitter beacon in dinghy. Use of fluorescein marker and other rescue container items described. Clip of airborne lifeboat being dropped from Lancaster OZ•V
Production Country: GB
Production Details: BM Productions (Production company)