NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Fisherman who died after falling overboard named

A man who died after falling overboard from a fishing vessel off Shetland has been named.

Alan Arthur, 61, who was from the island of Whalsay, was reported lost from the Flying Cloud on Saturday afternoon.

It is understood he fell into the water near Burravoe Harbour.

His two colleagues pulled him from the water and carried out CPR until a helicopter arrived. He was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital.

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