Title Details

Rescue by Helicopter

The correct procedure of rescue by helicopter at sea.
Year : 1965 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : John Martin-Jones
Director : Bern Candy |
Aerial track over open sea then VS rescue helicopter crew looking down to sea spotting survivors and talking to air control. Aerial over survivor POV helicopter. GS survivor wearing yellow inflatable jacket in sea waving to helicopter. WS helicopter dropping line towards sea and POV shot from helicopter of line being directed to survivor.
Access No. 136506 | 1 min 3 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
MS survivor at sea wearing inflatable jacket fitting sling at end of rescue line over head and under arms and track of him being winched up by helicopter with one hand holding onto sling and the other straight out with thumb up. VS rescue crew helping survivor aboard helicopter. MS grateful survivor.
Access No. 136507 | 1 min 5 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Zoom to rescue helicopter in flight. CU large danger sign sprayed onto tail rotor strut. Zoom out to danger sign and rotor blades gathering speed. WS rotor blades on top of Navy helicopter. Helicopter pilot receiving and returning "all clear" thumbs up signal from co-pilot who then jumps into back of helicopter. WS helicopter slowly taking off straight up into air.
Access No. 136508 | 49 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Rescue crew demonstrating winching techniques in stationary helicopter. MS winchman showing how to pull in survivor on sling. CUs rescued man strapping himself into seat and tightening seatbelt. VS practical demonstration of rescue in outdoor field with helicopter dropping sling to man on ground who puts on sling and is winched up to helicopter.
Access No. 136509 | 3 mins 42 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial track of orange smoke blowing out of covered raft POV helicopter. VS helicopter pilot high shots over survivors on raft catching sling winched down to them from helicopter. WS survivor being winched up from raft helped by naval pilot. Air to air LS of helicopter flying towards camera.
Access No. 136510 | 2 mins 11 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |