Film ID:
YFA 2162

YEADON AIRSTRIP

1952

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Description

This short film features footage taken at Yeadon Airstrip in 1952, now the site of Leeds/Bradford Airport.

The film starts with passengers boarding a De Havilland Gipsy Queen 3 aircraft, number G-AHEA. The plane is shown making its way to the runway and taking off, watched by a crowd. The plane lands and a woman passenger and her son are greeted by the family dog.