The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance has landed on Ryde beach this afternoon (Wednesday).

*Updated

Islanders watching the Red Arrows’ aerobatic display got a surprise when the helicopter touched down in front of them.

It has landed close to Ryde Pier.

The air ambulance landed during the Red Arrows’ display.

*Updated 5.51pm

*Hampshire Constabulary has confirmed that a man suffered a medical episode and has been taken to hospital.

Police were called at 4.07pm.