15th October 2019
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Woman airlifted off oil supply ship

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A sick crewperson had to be airlifted from an oil supply ship on Thursday afternoon.

The coastguard carried out the medical evacuation on the ship, which was around 100 miles north-east of Sumburgh.

After being called at 12.30pm, the coastguard helicopter carrying the sick woman was expected to arrive at Clickimin at approximately 3pm.

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