Archive video: Buster Crabb’s disappearance in Portsmouth Harbour

Picture: British Pathe
Picture: British Pathe
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Archive newsreel shows how the disappearance of diver Buster Crabb in Portsmouth Harbour was reported.

The British Pathe report was broadcast after the Cold War drama while Russian warships visited the city.

Today, secret papers were released showing the frantic response by British authorities after Crabb disappeared.