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

production company

Fortitude Productions

co-producer

Bob Blasdal

John Schindler

director
Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303770

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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