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In pictures: Stranded Sea King

Sea King in Coire an t-Sneachda (Pic: Andreas Heinzl)

The RAF crew were forced to shut down the Sea King in Coire an t-Sneachda. These pictures were taken by Andreas Heinzl

Sea King in Coire an t-Sneachda (Pic: Andreas Heinzl)

The helicopter made a surreal sight in the snow-filled corrie

Sea King in Coire an t-Sneachda (Pic: Andreas Heinzl)

The helicopter's blades became coated in ice, leaving it stranded

Sea King in Coire an t-Sneachda (Pic: Andreas Heinzl)

Despite its stay in the corrie the helicopter was eventually flown out




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11 Feb 07 |  Highlands and Islands

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