Crewman is airlifted from offshore vessel

The rescue helicopter was scrambled on Monday morning to airlift a sick crewman from an offshore vessel.

The coastguard aircraft was scrambled shortly after 6am after a crewman was reported unwell onboard the stand-by vessel.

Shetland coastguard said the crewman was being flown back to the landing site at Clickimin in Lerwick.

The incident happened 102 nautical miles north east of the isles.


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