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A step by step account of the methods used in disaster victim identification. This film follows the Police Disaster Victim Identification Team as they cope with the after effects of the Mount Erebus air crash of 28 November 1979. "Operation Overdue" familiarises emergency personnel with the problems that will confront them after a disaster and prepares them for the emotional trauma of working at a crash scene and handling victims.

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Year 1980

Reference number TZP74463

Collection Television Collection

Media type Moving Image


Genre Television

Duration 027:00

Production company NATIONAL FILM UNIT

Credits DIRECTOR: Derek Wright
SCRIPT: Ian Mills
SCRIPT: Derek Wright
EDITOR: Derek Wright
CAMERA: Lynton Diggle
SOUND: David Newton
MIXER: Brian Shennan
NARRATOR: Bernard Kearns

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