18th October 2018
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Vapour in cabin forces Bristow helicopter to return to Sumburgh for inspection

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A Bristow helicopter was forced to land at Sumburgh Airport for checks after the two crew members detected a moist vapour in the cabin.

The S-92 returned to the airport for engine inspections as a precautionary measure shortly before 9am on Friday morning.

A spokeswoman for Bristow Helicopters said the aircraft took to the air again soon afterwards when no fault was found.

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Ryan Taylor has worked as a reporter since 1995, and has been at The Shetland Times since 2007, covering a wide variety of news topics. Before then he reported for other newspapers in the Highlands, where he was raised, and in Fife, where he began his career with DC Thomson. He also has experience in broadcast journalism with Grampian Television. He has lived in Shetland since 2002, where he harbours an unhealthy interest in old cars and motorbikes.

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