Medical evacuation of offshore worker

The Shetland Coastguard helicopter carried out a medical evacuation today (Sunday) from an offshore installation under 100 miles west of Shetland.

The coastguard was contacted at around 10.40am requesting assistance for a worker who had taken ill with a “medical condition”.

The casualty was flown to the Clickimin landing site, arriving just before 1pm, and was transferred to the Gilbert Bain Hospital by ambulance.


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