Helicopter scrambled

A WATTISHAM-based Sea King helicopter was scrambled today after a ferry passenger was taken ill. A spokesman for RAF Search and Rescue said a man had a heart attack aboard the Pride of York which was 12 miles north east of Great Yarmouth.

A WATTISHAM-based Sea King helicopter was scrambled after a ferry passenger was taken ill.

A spokesman for RAF Search and Rescue said a man had a heart attack aboard the Pride of York which was 12 miles north east of Great Yarmouth.

The man was flown on Saturday to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, in Norfolk.


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