Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Final call for Isles of Scilly helicopters after 50 years

The final BIH flight from Penzance will leave for Scilly at 5.05pm today, returning to the Cornish mainland from the islands at 5.50pm.

See here for BBC item 30 Oct (excellent video report with historic footage of service - it will bring a tear to a few eyes).   

See here for Cornishman article 31 Oct 2012

See here for BBC article dated 31 Oct (economic concerns)

See here for the Steamship Company’s summary of its plans for 2013 to help fill 'the hole'.

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