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ITN Reporting 66: Search for missing H-bomb after B-52 plane crash in Spain

Report on the aftermath of the 1966 Palomares B-52 crash (also known as Palomares Incident), when US servicemen had to search for a missing H-bomb after a B-52 plane carrying four of the nuclear bombs crashed. Three of the H-bombs (hydrogen bombs) were found but the fourth was missing. 'Reporting 66' was a series of documentary reports from around the world, produced by ITN News and broadcast on ITV during 1966. Black and White B/W material.

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Reporter:John Edwards
Note:Tape timecodes are in use for this item
Source:DAM

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Contains: 7 Clips

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Clip 1 of 7 (Copyright: ITN)

SPAIN: Palomares: EXT PAN across land / reporter to camera...

SPAIN: Palomares: EXT PAN across land / reporter to camera

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Clip 2 of 7

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Clip 3 of 7 (Copyright: ITN)

SPAIN: Palomares: Engine wreckage of B-52 bomber on ground Wreckage of fuselage and wing Mr & Mrs Norland (Witnesses) interview SOT US servicemen arriving at camp to search for missing nuclear bomb (lost in B-52 crash) Tents in camp Camp preparations for search Truck past wreckage of B-52 Plane crash wreckage Wide shot of US Helicopter taking off Landing craft docked...

SPAIN: Palomares: Engine wreckage of B-52 bomber on ground Wreckage of fuselage and wing Mr & Mrs Norland (Witnesses) interview SOT US servicemen arriving at camp to search for missing nuclear bomb (lost in B-52 crash) Tents in camp Camp preparations for search Truck past wreckage of B-52 Plane crash wreckage Wide shot of US Helicopter taking off Landing craft docked

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Clip 4 of 7 (Copyright: ITN)

Off Spanish Coast: US Crusier from the American Sixth Fleet out at sea PAN to another PAN to another Diver making preparations for underwater search Man holding cylinders Twin cylinders Flippers hanging up Spanish Civil guard patrolling outside American camp US Colonel Skip Young (Information Officer) chatting to reporter and shaking his head (would make no comment about the situation) Man at the back of Spanish lorry that US Servicemen are using Men by another lorry US Serviceman looking at poster Sign giving instructions for reclaiming clothes after decontamination Sign reading 'Claims Tent' Tent Wide shot of old Spanish couple, whose tomato crop was cut due to the risk of radiation TRACKING SHOT along past field with cut-down tomato crops Spanish couple talking to reporter TRACKING SHOT along through countryside INT CAR Back view of driver in seat Civil guard stopping car and opening door (seen through window) Palomares: EXT Village Children sitting Old man Young man smoking a...

Off Spanish Coast: US Crusier from the American Sixth Fleet out at sea PAN to another PAN to another Diver making preparations for underwater search Man holding cylinders Twin cylinders Flippers hanging up Spanish Civil guard patrolling outside American camp US Colonel Skip Young (Information Officer) chatting to reporter and shaking his head (would make no comment about the situation) Man at the back of Spanish lorry that US Servicemen are using Men by another lorry US Serviceman looking at poster Sign giving instructions for reclaiming clothes after decontamination Sign reading 'Claims Tent' Tent Wide shot of old Spanish couple, whose tomato crop was cut due to the risk of radiation TRACKING SHOT along past field with cut-down tomato crops Spanish couple talking to reporter TRACKING SHOT along through countryside INT CAR Back view of driver in seat Civil guard stopping car and opening door (seen through window) Palomares: EXT Village Children sitting Old man Young man smoking a cigarette Soldiers searching in field Mr & Mrs Norland (Witnesses) interview SOT

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Clip 5 of 7 (Copyright: ITN)

Waves lapping on coast line Empty modern building of holiday flats Sign for apartments PAN down hotel to another sign reading 'Vendido' PAN more hotels on seafront Fishing boats moored Reporter talking to fishermen Fisherman talking (not head) AT SEA Reporter in private boat Various shots of coloured marker buoys floating in water (marking the search for the missing H-Bomb)...

Waves lapping on coast line Empty modern building of holiday flats Sign for apartments PAN down hotel to another sign reading 'Vendido' PAN more hotels on seafront Fishing boats moored Reporter talking to fishermen Fisherman talking (not head) AT SEA Reporter in private boat Various shots of coloured marker buoys floating in water (marking the search for the missing H-Bomb)

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Clip 6 of 7 (Copyright: US DEFENCE DEPARTMENT)

BAHAMAS: Off Andors Island: UNDERWATER Midget submarine "Alvin" along under water joining in search for missing H-Bomb Sounding device...

BAHAMAS: Off Andors Island: UNDERWATER Midget submarine "Alvin" along under water joining in search for missing H-Bomb Sounding device

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Clip 7 of 7 (Copyright: ITN)

SPAIN: Off Palomaris: EXT / AT SEA Destroyer along Midget submarine on surface Tents at coastline Area where plane crashed Waves lapping beach...

SPAIN: Off Palomaris: EXT / AT SEA Destroyer along Midget submarine on surface Tents at coastline Area where plane crashed Waves lapping beach