Wattisham 'copter helps hunt for old man

A HELICOPTER from Wattisham Airfield joined the search for a missing pensioner in Lincolnshire.

A HELICOPTER from Wattisham Airfield joined the search for a missing pensioner in Lincolnshire.

The helicopter went out looking for the 77-year-old in the Holbeach area at 4pm but returned to base after three hours without success.

The Lincolnshire man was reported missing this afternoon.

An RAF search and rescue helicopter and volunteers have joined the hunt.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said they were very concerned for the man.