The family of a north-east woman who died in the Sumburgh helicopter tragedy say they have received “no closure” from the results of the fatal accident inquiry.
Pilot error led to a fatal helicopter crash off Shetland, the north’s most senior sheriff has ruled.
Pilot error ultimately led to a helicopter crash off Shetland and the death of four passengers, a fatal accident inquiry was told on its final day yesterday.
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.
Pilots can lose concentration when their aircraft is put into autopilot, according to an expert witness at the Shetland helicopter tragedy fatal accident inquiry.
More rigorous offshore survival training ‘could put people at risk of injury’, Super Puma inquiry hears
Ultimate responsibility for the safety of offshore workers on a doomed Super Puma helicopter which crashed into the sea off Shetland lay with the chief pilot, a fatal inquiry has heard.
The co-pilot of the helicopter which crashed off Shetland was praised for his “quick-thinking” in deploying flotation bags to keep it afloat and allow passengers to escape.
Super Puma crash survivor: ‘It sounded like something tearing itself to bits, I knew there was only going to be one outcome’
A survivor of the horror Shetland helicopter crash – in which four people died, and a fifth later committed suicide – spoke of how submersive training he undertook in Norway was “much more rigorous” than the UK equivalent.
Survivor of horror Shetland helicopter crash tells inquiry how offshore safety training saved his life
A heroic survivor of a horror helicopter crash has told how “training kicked in” to enable him to escape from the submerged chopper in the ocean – then went on to attempt to save another passenger.
The grief-stricken pilot of a doomed helicopter which crashed off Sumburgh killing four oil workers has told a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) how his “world ended” that day.
A fatal accident inquiry will begin today – virtually – into the tragic circumstances of a helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013.
Families of those killed in a helicopter crash off Shetland will be handed transcripts at the end of each day of evidence heard “virtually” at a fatal accident inquiry in a bid to allay fears of any potential technological problems.