An offshore helicopter was forced into an emergency landing at a Shetland airport today after being struck by lightning.
Babcock took a £5.2million hit for “loss-making contracts” for its North Sea helicopter business in the 2020 financial year.
The “bravery” of both pilots in the moments after the crash was highlighted in the court ruling.
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.
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.
Family of Moray woman who died in North Sea helicopter crash ‘dismayed’ that court inquiry will be held virtually
The family of a Moray woman killed in a North Sea helicopter crash have expressed “dismay” that a fatal accident inquiry into the tragedy will be held remotely.
Helicopter operator Babcock has said “continued commercial pressures” saw its UK offshore oil and gas business swing to a loss last year.
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:
North Sea helicopter pilots working for CHC have voted to take strike action following a pay dispute.
Workforce concerns around the need for an offshore helicopter inquiry have been raised at the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) in Dundee.
Growing confidence in the Atlantic Frontier is generating a ‘gravity-shift’ towards a Shetland supply chain willing and able to capitalise on its geographical advantages.
A plane carrying 18 offshore workers made an emergency landing yesterday – after circling Aberdeen several times to burn off fuel.
Emergency services were on standby at Aberdeen Airport after a flight set for Shetland was forced to u-turn.
A military jet from a giant American aircraft carrier caused the pilot of a Loganair passenger plane heading to Shetland to descend for fear of collision, a probe has revealed.
Low-cost carrier Flybe has said that it will pull the plug on its flights to and from Sumburgh in Shetland from next month.
A first aid volunteer, who provided support to family, friends and colleagues of oil workers who died in a North Sea helicopter crash, has been recognised for her years of service.
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Survivors of a North Sea helicopter crash which killed four people have received a seven figure pay-out in damages.
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.
Investigators have revealed it took just 30 seconds for a routine helicopter flight to turn into a tragic disaster.
The leader of the Step Change in Safety group said the lessons from the Sumburgh crash were not just the North Sea’s to learn.
Training records for the co-pilot of the fatal Sumburgh crash suggested he had experienced some difficulties during a course with "managing the workload and becoming overloaded" at times.
A survivor of a helicopter crash said he felt "no anger" after it was found pilot error was most likely responsible for the fatal incident, which left four people dead.