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Medivac for Skerries man

Medivac for Skerries man

25/07/2017, by in News

A man in Skerries has been airlifted to the mainland after suffering a head injury.The Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter Rescue 900 was called out at around 1pm this afternoon following reports of a man collapsing and subsequently suffering a head injury.The man was landed at Tingwall Air... Read more...

Lifeboat call-out

Lifeboat call-out

0 comments, 11/09/2016, by in News

Aith lifeboat was called out to assist a cargo vessel which had broken down with six people onboard.Shetland coastguard received the call at about 11.15am after the Eems Star had left Scalloway, and shortly after "lost all propulsion".The lifeboat was called to assist with a tow, however the... Read more...