Turbine ‘is flight risk for offshore workers’
Experts have warned that plans to site a wind turbine near the north-east coast could cause chaos for offshore helicopter operators.
Air traffic controllers have lodged an objection to the proposed scheme – which involves a single 220ft mast. It would be built at Braco Farm, west of Fraserburgh, close to a vital radar station at Allanshill.
Aircraft heading to and from oil and gas fields in the Moray Firth fly over the area every day. The radar is used by air traffic controllers in Aberdeen.
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