26th May 2020
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Posts tagged with Sumburgh

Injured crewman airlifted

Injured crewman airlifted

An injured offshore crewman was airlifted to hospital on Sunday morning. The Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter was summoned after the incident happened on a platform 92 miles south east of the isles. The injured man was taken to Tingwall before being transferred to the Gilbert Bain Hospital... Read more...

Two medivacs for coastguard helicopter

Two medivacs for coastguard helicopter

11/05/2019, by in News

The Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter Rescue 900 participated in two medivacs on Saturday morning. At around 7.30am the helicopter was called to the Safe Boreas offshore platform where a crewman had taken ill. The helicopter landed at Clickimin at around 9.30am and the man was transferred t... Read more...

Bristow to cut eight pilot jobs

Bristow to cut eight pilot jobs

0 comments, 10/10/2017, by in News, ST Online

Eight pilots working in Shetland face losing their jobs, Bristow Helicopters confirmed this week. The news comes as Bristow, which operates the search and rescue (SAR) helicopter service in Sumburgh, as well as the oil and gas service at Scatsta, announced plans to axe 12 jobs across the country.... Read more...