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

Dick Marks

co-producer

John Schindler

Bob Blasdal

production company

Fortitude Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38507

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

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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