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Meteor Men

Meteor jets from 77th Squadron are prepared and take part in an air attack on Korea during the Korean War.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 69 | Year : 1953 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Meteor jets from 77th Squadron on airfield, taxiing. Ground crews at work, inspecting bullet hole, changing heat liners on jet engines, refuelling and re-arming, bullets loaded into boxes. Pilots relaxing, briefing. Pilots walk out, climb into cockpits, pull on helmets, take off. Ground to air shots. Aerials rice paddy fields, air to air, aerial rocket attack on bridge, explosion, shooting at train, Mig aircraft shot down. RAAF Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 46486 | 3 mins 13 secs | 1950s | Australia; Korea | © NFSA | B&W |