The sheriff principal leading an inquiry into the horror helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013 has questioned whether the pilot had believed he was actually landing at the time, instead of plummeting into the sea.
Pilots can lose concentration when their aircraft is put into autopilot, according to an expert witness at the Shetland helicopter tragedy fatal accident inquiry.
Super Puma pilots ‘not aware of what the other one was thinking’ before helicopter crashed, inquiry hears
The pilots of a helicopter which crashed in the sea off Shetland in fog were “not aware” of what each other were thinking on the landing approach, a fatal accident inquiry heard today.
Final technical tests are being carried out this week ahead of the first ever fatal accident inquiry in Scotland to be heard virtually.
A preliminary hearing for a fatal accident inquiry into a helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013 begins in Aberdeen today.
Christopher Cline, the billionaire coal tycoon best known for reviving Illinois’s mining industry and making a fortune doing it, died in a helicopter crash Thursday -- just a day shy of his 61st birthday.
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:
Although the offshore industry has moved on in the 10 years since April 1 2009, for many of the families of the 16 men who died in the Super Puma crash north of Peterhead, time has stood still.
Five people are dead after their helicopter crashed into the sea during an offshore rescue operation.
A helicopter carrying oil workers has crashed in northern Russia, killing 19 people.
Chevron said today that salvage teams had found wreckage from a helicopter that crashed on its way to one of its oil platforms off Angola, killing at least five people.
Jose Capita was today named as one the men who died after the helicopter he was on crashed, according to Tenaris.
Statoil yesterday published its internal report into April's fatal North Sea helicopter crash. Here’s a recap of what happened, and some of the steps taken in the aftermath.
The number of hours flown by Sikorsky S-92 helicopters in the North Sea has gone up 50% since Super Pumas were grounded following a fatal crash in Norway.
The British Embassy in Norway has published fresh guidance for the friends and relatives of UK nationals who have died in the Scandinavian country. The online document contains advice about death reports and certificates, transportation of the deceased back to the UK, as well as information about inquests. It also has links to travel advice documents and victim support agencies.
Statoil chief executive Eldar Saetre said the second quarter of the year had been characterised by health and safety as the company revealed its first adjusted loss.
Updated: H225 faces possible no-fly order after fatigue in gearbox found, safety chiefs forced to backtrack
Investigators probing a fatal helicopter crash have issued an urgent request to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to deem whether the H225 helicopter should be immediately grounded.
European regulators have called for immediate checks on the type of helicopter which was involved in a North Sea helicopter crash.
Industry body Oil & Gas UK said its thoughts were with those involved in a North Sea helicopter crash.
A search for the passengers and crew on a North Sea helicopter flight which crashed into the North Sea has been stood down.
Pilot error led to a fatal helicopter crash off Shetland that killed four people, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch said today.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch today said pilot error was responsible for a fatal offshore helicopter crash, which left four people dead.
A Russian helicopter carrying oil workers has crashed in eastern Siberia, killing 10 of the 25 people on board, officials said.
The EU was warned last night not to try to use the helicopter crash in the North Sea to justify its controversial bid to seize control of the offshore safety regime.
FAMILY and friends of one of the victims of a helicopter crash in the North Sea two years ago have collected £6,000 in his memory.