23rd September 2018
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Blanket of fog disrupts flights

Blanket of fog disrupts flights

0 comments, 05/11/2015, by in News

Today's fog disrupted flights to and from Shetland, with both Sumburgh and Scatsta suffering cancellations. Although two early morning flights from Sumburgh, one to Kirkwall and one to Edinburgh, both got away before 8am, all subsequent arrivals and departures were cancelled. The morning's first f... Read more...

Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

0 comments, 12/07/2015, by in News

A second attempt to show off one of two air ambulances being brought into services was hampered by poor visibility.A planned itinerary was arranged and should have seen a new Airbus H145 tour extensively round parts of the isles, following feedback during consultation with communities.Th... Read more...

Crash victims remembered

Crash victims remembered

1 comment, 23/08/2014, by in Headlines, News

Survivors of last year's helicopter crash off Sumburgh have thanked their rescuers following a poignant dedication service held to mark the tragedy's first anniversary.Over 100 people attended Sumburgh Airport's memorial site to hear the service given by Fishermen's Mission Superintendent, Aubre... Read more...

Rescue pilot commended

Rescue pilot commended

0 comments, 24/01/2014, by in News

A Sumburgh-based search and rescue pilot has gained special recognition for three decades of service to the Royal Navy and military aviation.Roger Stinger was presented with a Fleet Commander Commendation at a recent ceremony in Portsmouth.Mr Stinger completed 30 years’ service, flying 18 ... Read more...