Culdrose Helicopter Stops In Scilly En Route To Medical Emergency

rnas culdrose helicopter 3The RNAS Culdrose helicopter landed on St Mary’s at around 10.15pm last night.

It was refuelling in Scilly before heading to a cruise ship 200 miles south west of Scilly to pick up an unwell elderly man.

The passenger was on board the Royal Princess, which was 190 nautical miles from her destination of Cobh in Ireland.

Falmouth Coastguard coordinated the rescue.