Miracle of the mountains

Australia, 1987

Film
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Working on no more than a bushman’s intuition Bernard O’Reilly battled for days over miles of dense and seemingly impenetrable rainforest to try and locate a downed Stinson airliner. After a two day battle with the elements he not only located the crashed Stinson but assisted in carrying out two of the survivors. Narrated by John Schindler.

Credits

director
co-producer

John Schindler

Bob Blasdal

production company

Fortitude Productions

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38507

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aeronautics

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aircraft accidents

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Accidents

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Search and rescue operations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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