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  • 29 August 2013

    Air Accidents Investigation Branch has, in the wake of last Friday’s Super Puma helicopter crash off Shetland, announced that preliminary information indicates that the approach proceeded normally until approximately three miles from the  Sumburgh Airport runway when there was a reduction in airspeed accompanied by an increased rate of descent. The AS332 L2 Super Puma helicopter, owned […]

  • 3 April 2009

    Victims of the North Sea Super Puma helicopter crash in which 16 people died have been named by police. Eight came from north east Scotland, with the others from Angus, Dundee, Dumfries, Cumbernauld, Liverpool, Norwich, the West Midlands, and Latvia. The 15 people named by Grampian Police were aged between 24 and 63. One person […]

  • 25 October 2016

    Oil company Chevron has reported that the body of the last missing person has been identified after a helicopter carrying six people crashed offshore Angola in late September.  Chevron operates in Angola through its Luanda-based subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (CABGOC). When it crashed, the helicopter was carrying five passengers and a pilot to […]

  • 27 November 2016
    Exploration & Production

    An Iranian helicopter on its way back from an offshore oil rig reportedly crashed into the Caspian Sea off Iran early on Sunday killing all five people on board.  According to a report by Iran’s Press TV, an English-language news and documentary network based in Tehran, the helicopter belongs to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) […]

  • 6 April 2009

    All 16 bodies and the black box flight recorder have been recovered from a helicopter that crashed in the North Sea, killing everyone on board. The wreckage of the Super Puma was located on the sea bed by the Bibby Topaz salvage vessel. The helicopter crashed off the Aberdeenshire coast on Wednesday.

  • 2 June 2016

    The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has extended the no flight ban on all helicopters of the H225 and AS332L2 type, meaning that the two helicopter types now cannot be used even for the search and rescue missions. To remind, the original ban, excluding SAR missions, has been in place since the fatal Super Puma crash […]

  • 6 May 2016

    The Offshore Safety Awards, organized by Step Change in Safety and Oil & Gas UK, have been postponed due to the fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway a week ago. Oil & Gas UK, representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, announced on Thursday that the decision was made by the […]

  • 17 July 2014

    A search helicopter carrying emergency workers flying from the Sewol ferry disaster site crashed in a South Korean city of Gwangju, leaving five dead and one injured.   The helicopter was carrying fire-fighters who were returning to their base after spending past four days trying to find the remaining Sewol passengers, when it crashed into a […]

  • 11 March 2019

    Offshore helicopter operator Bristow said on Sunday that one of its helicopters, registration N577AL, was involved in an accident at about 12 p.m. Central Time on Sunday in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 6 July 2009

    Police in Scotland are asking for an extra £250,000 of funding from the Scottish Parliament to cover extra costs incurred while dealing with a Super Puma helicopter crash in the North Sea back in April in which 16 people died. Grampian Police says overtime alone cost nearly £250,000 in the aftermath of the 1st April […]

  • 9 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited results of an investigation into the tragic helicopter crash that killed 17 people off the coast of Newfoundland in … [mappress] Source:CBC, February  9, 2011;

  • 29 May 2012

    A helicopter used for transportation of oil workers to and from offshore oil and gas platforms yesterday crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 35 miles southwest of Grand Isle. The pilot, who was the only person in the rotorcraft, was killed in the incident and, according to reports, his body was recovered from the […]

  • 13 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two persons died and one sustained severe injuries after Taiwan Coast Guard’s helicopter crashed on Friday while assisting the grounded containership TS Taipei off Shimen, Taiwan, according to local media. The pilot and a rescue team member were reportedly killed in the crash, while other crew members were brought to safety. The helicopter, carrying five […]

  • 27 August 2013

    Police Scotland has confirmed that the body of the last remaining person has been recovered from the wreckage following the helicopter which came down near to Sumburgh, Shetland on Friday 23 August. Chief Inspector Angus MacInnes said: “The fourth person was recovered from the wreckage a short time ago and we have deployed Family Liaison […]

  • 2 September 2014

    A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), September 1, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde, the U.S. Navy reports. All 25 persons aboard the helicopter; 17 Marines and eight Navy Sailors, were […]

  • 29 June 2016

    A preliminary investigation report of the CHC-operated Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway has found that the accident most likely was a result of a fatigue fracture.  To remind, the helicopter accident, in which 13 people died, happened on April 29 near Bergen, offshore Norway. The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) issued its fourth preliminary report on June 28 […]

  • 12 July 2011

    AFP- Three Myanmar nationals were killed when a helicopter chartered by Malaysian energy firm Petronas crashed into the Andaman Sea after…       Yahoo! [mappress] Source:Yahoo , July 12, 2011;    

  • 2 April 2009

    Eight people have been killed and another eight are missing after a helicopter crashed in the sea off the north east Scottish coast. The Bond Super Puma aircraft was returning from an oil platform, just before 2pm, when it went down 35 miles from Aberdeenshire. A spokesperson for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said: “We […]

  • 27 August 2013

    Oil & Gas UK held a meeting in Aberdeen yesterday to discuss the operational impact of the temporary suspension of Super Puma helicopters following the crash of an L2 model on Friday with the tragic loss of four lives and injury to others. There were 80 representatives of oil and gas operators and major contractors […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) announced that the flight recorders, known as black boxes, to the Sikorsky 76 helicopter that crashed into the lagoon in Oworonshoki area of Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 had been recovered. The Sikorsky 76 helicopter marked 5N-BGD and operated by Bristow Helicopters was believed to have departed SEDCO oil […]

  • 9 October 2013

    A helicopter carrying three workers who had just completed their offshore shifts crashed today in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, around 30 miles north of Venice. The pilot died, two of workers sustained severe back injuries, one was unharmed. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7:24 a.m. from the offshore […]

  • 24 August 2013

    An oil rig helicopter carrying 18 workers crashed last night into the North Sea, about two nautical miles west of Sumburgh, on Shetland Island in the U.K.  Four passengers died and 14 others were rescued. Police Scotland informed that one passenger is yet to be recovered: ” Police Scotland can confirm that the bodies of three […]