Man missing after rescue in Portsmouth

A search has been going on all evening in Portsmouth Harbour for a missing man who had earlier been involved in rescuing two youngsters.

A coastguard helicopter, the Gosport lifeboat and a police launch are all involved in the search.

Coast Guard helicopter screenshot

G-SARD – Photo by Lee Armstrong –

The man is reported to have entered the water at the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour after a 17-year old and a 3-year old got into trouble.

The two youngters are reported to be safe as is another man who was involved in their rescue.

The search is still ongoing as can be seen from the AIS tracking on below:

Portsmouth Harbour SAR helicopter screenshot

Search Operation –



Gosport Lifeboat –