Coastguard helicopter fight continues

Coastguard helicopter
Portland Coastguard helicopter Credit: Google images

The battle to save Portland Search & Rescue helicopter is gathering momentum. The Dorset MP Richard Drax is urging the Government to think again over plans to axe the Coastguard service.


Fight to save rescue helicopter

Dorset MP Richard Drax has written to the Transport Minister saying he will continue to fight to save the Portland coastguard rescue helicopter. Under a government review, the aircraft would be axed by 2017.