NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Injured fisherman flown to hospital in Shetland

A fisherman was flown to hospital for treatment after he was injured more than 100 miles west of Shetland.

He was winched aboard a Coastguard rescue helicopter from the French-registered Cap St Georges on Sunday evening.

The man was flown to Tingwall Airport, before being taken by ambulance to hospital in Lerwick.

The extent of his injuries was not known.

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