Man on offshore vessel airlifted to hospital

A man suffering chest pains was airlifted to hospital today from an offshore vessel about 30 miles east off the coast of Cromer.

The alarm was raised at about 11am and a Sea King rescue helicopter from Wattisham Airfield in Suffolk transferred the man, said to be in his mid 40s, to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. His condition is currently not known.

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