TRAIN WRECK 51 persons are killed and 111 injured in the wreck of a 12-car passenger train outside London. The injured and dead were removed in five hours of rescue work. An inquiry will examine theories that broken or settled track caused Britain's worst rail disaster in ten years.
BOAT TO HELICOPTER RESCUE TECHNIQUE New river-to-air rescue technique in Vietnam is demonstrated as hovering helicopter plucks wounded man in litter from deck of speeding patrol boat, thus saving precious minutes.rn
SQUAD TRAINS IN MOUNTAIN RESCUES The mountains that brood in the mists of Canada's Banff National Park are arnlofty classroom for Park Wardens and members of the Mounted Police. They study the latest rescue techniques so that they may save the adventuresome from themselves.
SKI PATROL SAVES AVALANCHE VICTIM In the Canadian Rockies, ski patrol trainees stage the rescue of an avalanche victim. A buried volunteer is located by probing the snow-covered area, and rushed to hospital care via toboggan.
CANADA MINE DISASTER Rescue operations in the Springhill, Nova Scotia mine disaster stop with the sealing of the mine to prevent second coal-gas explosion and fire. 26 are still trapped, while 89 are rescued from the mile-deep shafts.
METROLINK TRAIN COLLISION Aerial views of a head-on collision between a Metrolink commuter train and a freight train in Los Angeles. Rescue workers put out fires and search for injured and dead passengers.
Date: September 14, 2008 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:25:00, No Audio
SPANAIR PLANE CRASH Part of a Spanair jet that crashed in Madrid shortly after take-off is lifted from the crash site. The tail of the plane sticks out of the ground. Rescue vehicles and helicopters rush to the site where smoke billows from the resulting fires. King Juan Carlos I returns to Spain after hearing about the incident.
Date: August 21, 20008 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:25:00, No Audio
GRAPHIC SCENES AS AIRLINER DITCHES Scenes of the ditching of a Stratocruiser airplane with 31 aboard, 1,000 miles out from San Francisco. Films made from a Coast Guard cutter standing by record the big plane's plunge into the Pacific, and the rescue of the passengers and crew.
REMAINS OF A DESTROYED HOME Cinder blocks are part of the remains of a home that was leveled after a tornado. Pieces of the home hang from wires and coloring books lay amongst the rubble. A cat is found in the rubble.
Date: February 24, 1998 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:11:00, No Audio
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