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Title:TRIALS OF A NET FOR RECOVERING DIVERS FROM THE SEA BY HELICOPTER [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1512
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A Dragonfly helicopter from HMS Centaur uses a recovery net to scoop up a diver from just below the surface of the sea. Trials off the coast of Malta.
Description: LA as Westland Dragonfly 901 from HMS Centaur flies in low over the sea with a lowered recovery net to scoop a diver, Captain Sillitoe RM (Officer Commanding 2nd Raiding Squadron RM) out of the sea. (Second Officer Sally Russell WRNS, Station Safety Equipment Officer carries out the first "netting" prior to this.) A recovery launch stands by in the background.