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Title:COMMANDO LIFT, RNAS YEOVILTON, 22 MAY 1989 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6878
Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Unedited shots of Royal Marine Commando airlift exercise at RNAS Yeovilton.
Description: (Tape 1) Large number of Sea King Mark IV helicopters take off in formation. Royal Marine Commandos embark and disembark in platoons from Sea Kings, which also carry equipment. Group of Commandos set up mortar. Cut-in shots of helicopter rotors starting.
(Tape 2) Further extended shots of Sea King Mark IV helicopters with Royal Marine Commandos embarking and disembarking, and artillery being airlifted.