Woman Winched From Scillonian Near Tater Du

The Scillonian III has resumed it’s course to Scilly after a 78 year old woman reporting chest pains was winched off following recommendation from a doctor travelling onboard.

The ship with 19 crew and 203 passengers headed back along the coast to Tater Du to offer sheltered conditions for the operation.

The helicopter from RNAS Culdrose began the operation at 10.02 am.

The Scillonian is due to arrive in St Marys at around 1.30pm – approximately 90 minutes behind schedule.