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Woman airlifted after Eshaness fall

Woman airlifted after Eshaness fall

06/06/2015, by in News, Public Affairs

A woman was airlifted to Lerwick after falling near Eshaness lighthouse on Saturday afternoon. Rescue helicopter 900, which was out on exercise, was tasked to pick up the woman at 3.25pm after the ambulance service requested help from Shetland Coastguard. The helicopter returned to Sumburgh to ref... Read more...

Two seamen airlifted by helicopter

Two seamen airlifted by helicopter

0 comments, 01/07/2014, by in News

The Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter was called to the rescue of two seamen in separate incidents this morning. A sick crewman was airlifted to Clickimin from the Russian fishing trawler Kurshskaya Kosa, 54 miles east of Shetland, after a call was received at 12.08am. The man was landed at Ler... Read more...

Man airlifted from oil standby boat

Man airlifted from oil standby boat

12/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A man had to be evacuated from a standby vessel after he was injured during an on-board exercise on Wednesday morning.Shetland Coastguard was contacted at around 9am and a rescue helicopter airlifted him from the Vos Defender to Tingwall airstrip, landing there at around 11.50am, from where he was t... Read more...

Airlifted from long line boat

Airlifted from long line boat

12/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A Norwegian fisherman had to be airlifted to hospital early on Tuesday morning after a fishing hook caught him near the eye.The skipper of Norwegian long liner Sjorvaer, which was nearly 60 miles to the west of Sumburgh near the Clair oil field at the time, called Shetland Coastguard at 6.40am and a... Read more...

Skipper airlifted from Banff boat

Skipper airlifted from Banff boat

24/04/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The Sumburgh-based helicopter Rescue 102 was called out to a Banff-registered fishing boat on Tuesday to take the injured skipper to hospital.The Sunlight Ray was fishing 150 miles north east of Aberdeen when the call was made to Aberdeen Coastguard. Initially the Bond helicopter based on the Mi... Read more...