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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...

Oscar Charlie name to stay

Oscar Charlie name to stay

0 comments, 25/04/2014, by in Headlines, News

For many years the name has been synonymous with helicopter search and rescue operations around Shetland. Hundreds of children have stared awestruck at the skies or during lifeboat gala days and the like with the words: "Look! It's Oscar Charlie!" So it was fitting that those two words will remain... Read more...