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Title:ACTIVITIES OF 845 NAVAL AIR SQUADRON IN SPLIT, CROATIA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6525
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes of B Flight 845 Naval Air Squadron activities in and around Split, Croatia, May 1994.
Description: (Tape 1) Sea King helicopter of 845 Squadron (air-to-air shots over the and maintenance shots), interview with Chief Ralph Boyle and maintenance crew standing guard with guns over helicopter in the field (their secondary rôle as Royal Marines security). Helicopter maintenance. Striking of tents in the helicopter landing area. View from high elevation (terminal roof ?) showing the portakabins at Divulje Barracks at Split Airport; Land Rover drives in. Sea King helicopter taxies on helipad. Maintenance of helicopter parts in hangar at the airport.
(Tape 2) Aerial shots of Sea King helicopter firing flares. Helicopter preparing for take-off. Other helicopters. Preparations for taking nurses "up country".
(Tapes 3 and 4) Miscellaneous activities of B Flight.
(Tape 5) Activities of aircrewman Petty Officer "Buck" Taylor, from Helston, cornwall; he is also interviewed. Two officers talking in operations room; another officer manning radio communications.
(Tape 6) Miscellaneous footage of various IFOR helicopters, including Lynx, Puma and camouflaged Sea King (latter seen taking off and landing, and undergoing maintenance in hangar at Divulje base). Aerial shots from helicopter flying over Split harbour, and also over inland towns (snow-covered). Helicopter touches down at landing site in snow covered field. (This tape may have been taken at a different time.)