airambulanceshanklinThe Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance has landed at the County Ground off of Green Lane in Shanklin to carry out a patient medivac this morning.

It is understood that the patient has been transferred by land ambulance from a property in Coronation Gardens to the awaiting helicopter, which landed just before 10:30.

The air ambulance is often used for heart attack patients who require specialist medical treatment at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.

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UPDATE @ 10:50 – The HIOWAA has now left the scene at Shanklin and is heading back over The Solent.

Thanks to Danielle Parker-Meadows for the photograph.

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