Divers prepare and jump into water from a landing craft off Palomares during salvage operations after B-52 crash incident.
Palomares Spain Date:1966, March 2 Duration:5 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Salvage operations off the coast of Palomares, Spain by the United States after 1966 Palomares B-52 crash incident. Divers on a U.S. LCM (Landing Craft, Mechanized) off the coast. One diver picks up a pair of tanks and attaches his breathing hose to a scuba tank. He puts the mouth piece into his mouth, opens valves to test tanks. Divers suit up and prepare for a dive on the LCM. A man picks up tanks as a diver fits them to his back. Several coils of line secured to a life line. A diver comes up to the stern of the LCM. The divers jump into water. A U.S. officer and a U.S. Chief Petty officer look out over water.
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