Provides 24 hour SAR coverage for the UK SRR Stornoway District at 15 minutes readiness. It also provides a secondary Air Ambulance service for the Western Isles. Typical callsign Rescue 100.
Following award of 2013 Bristow GAP SAR contract, the SAR service handed over from CHC to Bristow, in preparation for transition into the full 2015 contract arrangements with a pair of S-92 from 2017.
Stornoway District List of helicopters
|C/N||Version||Built||In this Org||In other Org|
|61-712||s61n.mk2||1973|| G-BBHL : HM Coastguard, owned and maintained by Bristow; based Stornoway in the He+ || G-BBHL |
|61-752||s61n.mk2||1974|| G-BIMU : HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 24aug97 Main rotor tips damaged by striking + ||- VH-CRU |
|92-0166||s-92a||2011|| G-MCGA : HM Coastguard Jan13, operated by Bristow, Sumburgh/Stornoway, pictured (pi+ |
: Originally purchased for the 'Gap' SAR contract (North) and was at Sumburg+
| N166J |
|92-0171||s-92a||2012|| G-MCGD : Search and rescue heli on Stornoway, Scotland || N971E |
|92-0225||s-92a||2013|| G-MCGG : at Stornoway |
: 9 Apr 2019, MCA operating from Stornoway
|- N225WK |