Air Ambulance NOT used to take Skripal pair to hospital

Air Ambulance NOT used to take Skripal pair to hospital

Published by The Spire FM News Team at 6:47am 14th March 2018. (Updated at 6:56am 14th March 2018)

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Confirmation Wiltshire Air Ambulance was not involved in transporting former Russian spy and his daughter to Salisbury District Hospital.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance has confirmed neither Sergei or Yulia Skripal were flown to Salisbury District Hospital.

A number of people have voiced concerns the emergency helicopter may have been contaminated after it was called to the Maltings on the 4th March  where the former Russian agent and his daughter had collapsed 

It's now been confirmed both were taken by land ambulance to our hospital.

Over the weekend two ambulances was removed from the city's ambulance station on Odstock Road by investigators.

The vehicles were covered with tarpaulins and loaded onto a military transporter.

Salisbury Spy - Ambulance Station
Emergency workers remove a vehicle from Salisbury Ambulance Station



Public Health England have reiterated the message that the risk to the public remains low.

"This risk assessment is based on the full knowledge of the nerve agent used. No new evidence has emerged to change our advice."

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