Airport staff taken to hospital after incident

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Two Loganair ground staff at Stornoway Aiport were taken to Western Isles hospital this afternoon (Monday) following an incident.

The lunchtime flight from Stornoway to Glasgow was delayed due to the situation which was attended initially by the airport’s fire service personnel.

One of the employees is thought to have injured themselves when they fell from the baggage vehicle and the other employee collapsed.

A spokesman for Loganair said: “Two members of our ground staff were involved in an incident at Stornoway Airport just after midday today and were transferred to hospital, where they are currently both receiving

treatment.

“A full investigation has been launched to ascertain the circumstances of the incident.”