North Sea: man missing after going overboard from offshore platform
A rescue mission has been launched after a man fell overboard from an offshore platform in the North Sea.
Two oil supply vessels, as well as a Coast Guard helicopter and plane, are part of the search, about 100 miles southeast of the Aberdeen coast.
The alarm was first triggered around 9 p.m. on Sunday evening.
A spokeswoman for Aberdeen Coastguard told The Press and Journal: “We were called to assist police around 9pm following reports of a man falling overboard from an offshore structure.
“We sent both a helicopter and lifeboats. The incident is still ongoing and the crews are still at sea.
Local police said they were aware of the incident.
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https://metro.co.uk/2023/01/23/north-sea-man-missing-after-falling-overboard-from-offshore-platform-18148413/ North Sea: man missing after going overboard from offshore platform