Oil worker flown from North Sea platform with suspected pneumonia By December 24 2014, 9.02pm Share Oil worker flown from North Sea platform with suspected pneumonia Share via Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Messenger Linkedin Email Post link https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeen-aberdeenshire/440378/oil-worker-flown-north-sea-platform-suspected-pneumonia/ Copy Link Shetland Coastguard were called at around 7pm A worker is being flown for treatment from a North Sea oil platform said to be suffering from pneumonia. Shetland Coastguard got the call from the Bruce Platform, 240 miles north-east of Aberdeen just after 8pm. They deployed their helicopter, Rescue-102, to pick up the worker and transfer him to Shetland’s Gilbert Bain Hospital. A spokesman for the coastguard said he had “suspected pneumonia”. He added: “We got the call at 8.10pm from the Bruce platform. He’s being taken to Shetland for treatment.” They are expected to arrive in Shetland at around 10pm.