Sumburgh rescue helicopter makes airlift to Bergen

Sumburgh coastguard rescue helicopter 900 airlifted a workman in need of medical attention from an oil rig 95 miles north east of Sumburgh this morning.

Aberdeen coastguard received the medical alert at 8.30am and the helicopter was tasked to go to the Borgsten Dolphin, which was near the mid-point between Shetland and Norway.

It was decided the best course of action was to fly the man to hospital in Bergen and the helicopter arrived there at 11.20am before returning to base.


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