The Royal Air Force has confirmed that one of its aircrafts has been requested to recover a patient with possible coronavirus symptoms from Shetland to hospital in Aberdeen.
The Airbus A400 Atlas landed at Sumburgh Airport this morning (6 April), shortly after the air ambulance service arrived at Tingwall with emergency medical retrieval service on board.
RAF spokesman Martin Tinworth confirmed that the plane had been dispatched from RAF Brize Norton, in Oxfordshire, on Monday morning.
NHS Shetland said it was unable to comment due to patient confidentiality.
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