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A scuba diver has told how he recovered vital footage of the new series of The X Factor after answering an SOS call...

Originally shared by Gary Mortimer

A scuba diver has told how he recovered vital footage of the new series of The X Factor after answering an SOS call from producers to retrieve a video camera from the Thames.

John Forbath was called in after a remote-controlled helicam malfunctioned as it filmed hopefuls queuing to audition for the hit ITV talent show at the ExCeL centre in Docklands. The helicam was deliberately crashed into the water to avoid injuring those in the queue.
http://www.suasnews.com/2013/04/22282/scuba-diver-rescues-footage-of-x-factor-after-airborne-camera-falls-in-thames/

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