Stornoway Coastguard Helicopter


Cruise ship passenger airlifted to hospital after evacuation in The Minch

July 8, 2019

A cruise ship passenger was airlifted during an emergency evacuation in The Minch, off Skye, on Sunday night. The Stornoway Coastguard helicopter was called to the Maltese-registered Mein Schiff5, en route to Orkney, at 7.41pm and airlifted the woman casualty to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, arriving at 10.30pm. Her condition is unknown.