Offshore worker airlifted to hospital with crushed leg
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A gas platform worker was airlifted to hospital with a crushed leg.
The accident happened off the Norfolk coast, about 60 miles from Spurn Point.
Members of HM Coastguard were called to the emergency at 7.10am on October 17.
A Coastguard spokesman said the injured man had a crushed leg and was flown to the Hull Royal Infirmary.
The oil and gas platform worker had been on the Kronborg supply vessel when the accident happened.
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It is understood the man was transferring between the Kronborg and the unmanned gas platform operated by Shell.
Coastguard rescue workers were joined by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service.
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The Health and Safety Executive is investigating the incident.
Officers investigated the Kronborg at Great Yarmouth after the accident.