The Press and Journal (Inverness, Highlands, and Islands)

Fish­er­man flown to care

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A sick crew­man in his fifties was air­lifted to the Western Isles hos­pi­tal from a Ger­man fish­ing boat yes­ter­day by the Stornoway Coast­guard he­li­copter.

The ca­su­alty was on board the 459ft long ves­sel sail­ing 85 nau­ti­cal miles north of the Butt of Lewis when they called for help at 10am. His con­di­tion is un­known.

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