'A number' of helicopters have fuel gauge issue

"A number" of air ambulance and police helicopters from the same fleet as the one that crashed into a Glasgow pub have a problem with their fuel indicators, the firm that owns them has admitted. But a spokesman will not say how many.

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Scottish Coastguard and military helicopters to stand in

A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said that alternative services would be found to ensure that there was adequate cover for the grounded aircraft:

Until the matter is resolved, the Scottish Ambulance Service is operating normal contingency measures whereby any patient that requires transfer by air will be taken by Coastguard and military helicopters, Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance helicopter or SAS fixed-wing aircraft.

– Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman

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