Car turbo blows out

March 1962 and a naval rating signals Halt to more conventional traffic as the Saunders-Roe SRN1 crosses the seafront at Lee-on-the-Solent and returns to HMS Ariel, now the site of the Hovercraft Museum. Roles such as anti-submarine warfare, air-sea rescue and mine countermeasures were foreseen.						                                Pictures courtesy Amberley Publishing

Spotlight hovers over Lee-on-the-Solent museum

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FIREFIGHTERS were called out after a car’s turbo blew out.

A man was driving along Portsdown Hill Road, near Widley, when he realised smoke was coming from the engine.

The incident happened at 5.10pm yesterday.

Cosham firefighters arrived after the man dialled 999.

They helped him arrange the recovery of the vehicle before leaving about 10 minutes later.

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