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.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch today said pilot error was responsible for a fatal offshore helicopter crash, which left four people dead.
Bond Offshore Helicopters has launched a new service offering offshore workers heading to the North North Sea transport to Sumburgh Airport on fixed wing aircraft.
A worker has been evacuated from the North Alwyn platform after becoming unwell.
Scotland's top law officer will have to wait until the end of the year to find out if prosecutors can get early access to the black box from a doomed helicopter. Four oil workers died when the Super Puma AS332-L2 aircraft plunged into the sea off Shetland in August 2013. Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland launched a legal challenge at the Court of Session earlier this year to try to speed up an investigation into the tragedy.
A ruling that investigators should hand over flight safety data from a fatal North Sea helicopter crash to Scotland’s leading prosecutor is being challenged.