21st November 2018
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Injured crewman airlifted

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An injured crewman was airlifted from a standby vessel in the early hours of this morning.

The Sumburgh-based rescue helicopter was dispatched after the man was hurt onboard the Grampian Otter 130 miles north east of Sumburgh.

He was landed at the Clickimin landing site and transferred to the Gilbert Bain Hospital for treatment.

About Ryan Taylor

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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