Seven Were Saved

Welcome to IMPDb!
Upgrades are done and editing is back on!
Dedicated to identifying aircraft throughout Movies, Television, and Video Games!


Share/Bookmark

Dear Friends:

Two short years ago we created this message box on our home page, asking for your help to keep this site up and running. In that time, many of you have generously donated to our PayPal account and we are forever grateful. With your help, we've been able to make the necessary upgrades to our server to keep the site running more smoothly than ever!

The meager ad revenue generated by this site isn't sufficient to cover the annual cost of running the server, and we who manage it have never made money from it.

In an effort to continue serving the needs of aviation enthusiasts around the world, we continue to ask for donations to keep this site up and running. If you're still enjoying this website and would like to help us continue being the BEST site on the Internet for your aviation screenshot needs, please consider donating.

Thank you,
Tobin & Rush



From The Internet Movie Plane Database
Jump to: navigation, search
Seven Were Saved DVD cover.

Movie (1947)

Starring:
Richard Denning (Captain Allen Danton)
Catherine Craig (Susan Briscoe)
Russell Hayden (Captain Jim Willis)
Ann Doran (Mrs. Rollin Hartley)

The crew of a C-47 takes off with six passengers including a Japanese prisonner en route to his trial for war crime. But the plane crashes into the open sea.

Canadian Vickers OA-10A

Built in Canada, a dedicated SAR (Search And Rescue) variant based on the PBY-5A.
Several aircraft seen including s/n 44-34055.

7WS OA-10.jpg
Canadian Vickers OA-10A s/n 44-34055 of the USAAF.
7WS OA-10A.jpg

Take off using RATO (Rocket Assisted Take Off).

7WS OA-10A RATO.jpg

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

Worn MICKY on the nose.

7WS B-17G.jpg

Douglas C-47B-15-DK

Several airframes seen at some distance.

7WS C-47.jpg

The only one with its serial visible : Douglas C-47B-15-DK s/n 43-49330 (c/n 26591), later converted to AC-47D. Destroyed in ground attack at Binh Thuy AB on 16 March 1968.

Douglas C-47B-15-DK of the USAAF.

Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando

Between a C-47 at left and the tail of a B-17 at right.

7WS C-46.jpg
7WS C-46 end.jpg

Douglas C-54 Skymaster

Douglas C-54 Skymaster behind a Douglas C-47, itself in the background of a small twin-engined (Beechcraft Model 18 or Lockheed Model 10 Electra ... or another type ?). A small shape is next the C-47 (under the wing of the C-54); perhaps a North American T-6 Texan.

7WS C-54.jpg
Douglas C-54 Skymaster of Air Transport Command, USAAF.

Boeing SB-17G

7WS SB-17.jpg

Another one with the image flipped. This Boeing B-17G-95-DL (built by Douglas at Long Beach), s/n 44-83724 (c/n 32365) was converted to SB-17, damaged landing gear & engine while landing on Greenland icecap during rescue attempt for the crew of Douglas C-47 s/n 42-23794 on December 1948. The both aircrews were eventually rescued by a ski-equipped C-47.

7WS SB-17 483724.jpg

Same aircraft with RESCUE painted on both wings.

7WS SB-17 note.jpg

Boat Away !

7WS SB-17 boat-away.jpg


Back To:

See also