NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Injured TAQA platform worker flown to Gilbert Bain Hospital in Shetland

An offshore worker was airlifted to hospital after falling on a platform, located about 112 miles north east of Shetland.

The 64-year-old man is understood to have fallen from a ladder aboard TAQA's Eider platform at about 22:00.

He was brought ashore by the Shetland Coastguard helicopter and taken to Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick.

His condition was not known.

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