Vietnam War – HH-3E Sea & Land Rescues, 1968 | 221488-07 | Footage Farm



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[Vietnam War – HH-3E Sea & Land Rescues, 1968]
Two men in water w/ green smoke seen from HH-3E rescue helicopter. Cable hoisting man up swinging; helped into copter (brief).
21:14:56 Out of HH-3E and shaking hands; by helicopter talking. Begin walking away. Leader.
21:15:56 Dark hillside.
21:16:11 Helicopter from below. Rain shower over mountains. POV low past treetops along ridgeline w/ clouds on opposite side of canyon.
21:17:26 River in distance, flying over dark ridge.
21:17:41 City; view along runway out side door. Leader.
21:17:56 POV inside plane, view past crewman in doorway over forest trees; lowering rescuer on cable. Rescued flier raised & in doorway. Lowering rescuer alongside trees. Raising to plane & in doorway. View past pilot; CU hand on joy-stick. View past crew out front window over trees. Leader.
21:22:01 Machine gunner in doorway of HH-3E (?); man lowered. Man w/ rescue cable in doorway behind pilot. View out to bright green valley. Twin-engine plane in flight. Red smoke bomb. Rescuers in doorway pull in flier; second pulled in, unhooked. Leader.
21:24:46 Man in right side doorway by stowed machine gun. Rescued two fliers drinking water.
21:25:18 Men out to helicopter & rescued men greeted, given beers. Talking beside helicopter. Airmen & army; talking. Pilot & co-pilot unbuckle seen thru window of helicopter w/ camouflaged paint. (GOOD)
21:27:10 CU of rescues made on side of helicopter. Men service helicopter.
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