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Praise for walking party after girl falls

Praise for walking party after girl falls

12/06/2016, by in Headlines, News

A group of youngsters have been praised by coastguard officials for doing "absolutely the right thing" after one of their party suffered a fall.The 15 year-old was one of four people taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh Awards excursion on Saturday.But she fell while walking near the Deepdale ... Read more...

Coastguard call outs

Coastguard call outs

0 comments, 22/08/2015, by in News

The coastguard helicopter was called out this afternoon to search for a missing man in Fetlar.Shetland Coastguard received the call at about 2.20pm and said the man had got lost in the fog, but managed to get to down to Tresta beach and was safe and well.Yesterday at about 3pm the helicopter... Read more...

Offshore worker taken ill

Offshore worker taken ill

0 comments, 25/01/2015, by in News

An offshore worker has been evacuated from a platform 120 miles south east of Sumburgh.The coastguard helicopter was scrambled this morning to take the man from the Forties Delta platform after he began suffering from a medical condition.He was landed at Sumburgh Airport after poor visibilit... Read more...

Coastguard helicopter called out twice

Coastguard helicopter called out twice

0 comments, 24/08/2014, by in News

Two sick offshore workers were flown to the Clickimin landing site in separate incidents this morning.The coastguard helicopter was initially scrambled from its Sumburgh-base shortly before 7am, after reports were received of a sick man onboard the Andrew platform 140 nautical miles south east o... Read more...

New landing site to cost £60,000

New landing site to cost £60,000

1 comment, 17/07/2014, by in News

The cost of moving the emergency landing pad for the coastguard helicopter at Clickimin has been set at £60,000. Shetland Islands Council is seeking to move the helipad from its current location to make room for the new Anderson High School – even though the current landing site was only officia... Read more...

Crewman airlifted

Crewman airlifted

0 comments, 15/06/2014, by in News

A sick crewman was airlifted from a North Sea platform on Saturday evening.The coastguard helicopter was scrambled and sent to the North Alwyn 110 miles north east of Sumburgh.The crewman was taken back to Sumburgh before being transferred to the Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick for treatmen... Read more...