Body of pilot recovered after fatal Gulf of Mexico copter crash

Energy Voice

A pilot who was killed in a helicopter crash in the Gulf of Mexico has been recovered.

Operator Bristow Group said the accident took place in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.

The Bell 407 aircraft was operating between Galliano and Venice, Louisiana

The copter was carrying one pilot and one passenger, who also died in the accident and was recovered on Sunday.

A spokesman for Bristow said: “The pilot was a valued member of the Bristow team.

“Out of respect for the family’s wishes, we are not releasing the name of our pilot at this time.

“Bristow extends our deepest condolences to both families impacted by this accident.”

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