Injured offshore worker airlifted to hospital in Aberdeen

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image captionThe Coastguard helicopter crew took the man to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

A man has been airlifted to hospital in Aberdeen for treatment after he was injured aboard a North Sea oil installation.

A Coastguard helicopter from Inverness flew the man to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Friday morning after the incident about 59 miles north east of the city.

The condition of the patient is not yet known.

The installation involved has not yet been named.

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A second helicopter landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary followed a medical call out.