A senior pilot has told a court that the crew of a helicopter which crashed in the sea off Shetland had not complied with the standard operations regarding airspeed as they prepared to land.
The Crown Office has said it is in the “final phase” of preparing an inquiry into a fatal crash involving a Super Puma helicopter off the coast of Shetland.
Earlier this week the Crown Office announced a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the 2013 helicopter crash off Sumburgh. Lisa Gregory, a solicitor who represented many of the passengers, gives her reaction:
A Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) has been ordered into a helicopter crash off the coast of Shetland in 2013 that caused the deaths of four people.
The wife of an offshore worker has spoken of the moment she had a “gut feeling” her husband had been involved in a North Sea helicopter crash.