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Snow grounds air ambulance at hospital

PUBLISHED: 22:17 17 December 2009 | UPDATED: 15:37 06 July 2010

An air ambulance has been stranded at a Norfolk hospital after rescuing a man from an oil tanker.

Yarmouth coastguard was called at 6.30pm tonight (Thursday) after a man on an oil tanker just off Southwold, Suffolk, was left injured after an incident with an anchor.

An air ambulance has been stranded at a Norfolk hospital after rescuing a man from an oil tanker.

Yarmouth coastguard was called at 6.30pm tonight (Thursday) after a man on an oil tanker just off Southwold, Suffolk, was left injured after an incident with an anchor.

The air ambulance was sent to the scene and airlifted the man, who had a suspected broken femur, to the James Paget University Hospital.

The air ambulance then ended up being stuck at the JPUH due to the weather conditions.


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