More than 500 oil workers are being evacuated from a rig in the North Sea after a major security alert, the the Ministry of Defence said today.More than 500 oil workers on a single oil rig? Who knew?
Five RAF and a number of coastguard helicopters are involved in the evacuation. Sources said the evacuation followed a security alert regarding a “device” on board the Safe Scandinavia, 175 miles north-east of Aberdeen.
Update: It was a hoax.