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Dramatic intervention for Gannet

Published: 11 Apr 2012 09:300 comments

PRESTWICK'S helicopter life savers were tasked to two very different rescues this week saving 14 people in the process.

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HMS Gannet were training off Little Cumbrae at 11.35am on Tuesday, April 3, a day forecasted for snow across Scotland that saw flurries fall along the coats in Troon and Ardrossan, when they were called to help a group of walkers caught in heavy snow 1200 metres in the air on the highest mountain in the Cairngorms.

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