There was a “lack of common understanding” between the pilots of a helicopter regarding its approach to Shetland in fog just prior to it plummeting into the sea, a fatal accident inquiry was told.
A sheriff launched a scathing attack on the legal system for forcing families to wait a “deplorable” seven years for an inquiry into a North Sea helicopter tragedy.
Pilots nearly landed a helicopter on the wrong North Sea platform because they look similar, according to air accident investigators.
Investigators have said engineers’ “lack of experience and fatigue” contributed to the collapse of a North Sea helicopter's landing gear.
A North Sea helicopter had to return to base in Aberdeen after parts fell off during a flight, an investigation has found.
Air accident investigators have launched an inquiry after a helicopter landed on the wrong North Sea platform this week.