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Posts tagged with Helicopter

Injured fisherman airlifted

Injured fisherman airlifted

The coastguard helicopter was scrambled in the early hours of Monday morning after a fisherman suffered an injury onboard a vessel. The incident happened at around 2.30am 40 nautical miles north west of Sumburgh. The man was taken to the Clickimin landing site before being transferred to the G... Read more...

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...

Medivac for Foula man

Medivac for Foula man

1 comment, 15/03/2016, by in News

A man was airlifted by helicopter from Foula suffering chest pains yesterday evening. According to UK Coastguard the 36-year-old arrived at Clickimin landing site at 6.55pm, an hour-and-a-quarter after emergency services were alerted. He was met by ambulance and taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital... Read more...

Woman airlifted after Eshaness fall

Woman airlifted after Eshaness fall

06/06/2015, by in News, Public Affairs

A woman was airlifted to Lerwick after falling near Eshaness lighthouse on Saturday afternoon. Rescue helicopter 900, which was out on exercise, was tasked to pick up the woman at 3.25pm after the ambulance service requested help from Shetland Coastguard. The helicopter returned to Sumburgh to ref... Read more...