The “bravery” of both pilots in the moments after the crash was highlighted in the court ruling.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
‘Lack of common understanding’ between pilots of doomed Shetland offshore helicopter, fatal accident inquiry told
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.
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.
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.
The Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into a North Sea helicopter crash in 2013 has been delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Unions from the UK and Norway have established a dedicated working group to improve helicopter safety across the North Sea oil and gas industry.
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.
A preliminary hearing for a fatal accident inquiry into a helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013 begins in Aberdeen today.
Two global industry bodies have joined forces in a bid to “eliminate fatalities” from offshore oil industry helicopter transport.
Unions from the UK and Norway have met in Aberdeen to formalise a collaboration to improve helicopter safety across the North Sea.
A preliminary hearing for a fatal accident inquiry into a helicopter crash off Shetland in 2013 is due to begin in January, the Crown Office has confirmed.
North Sea oil and gas companies are dodging responsibility for the well-being of offshore workers at the expense of profit, according to a damning new helicopter safety report.
An umbrella group for unions in Norway has said it is “delighted” after testing a new helicopter seeking to enter the North Sea.
Airbus has said it expects the Super Puma helicopter to fly “for decades to come” despite being shunned by the North Sea oil industry.
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:
A Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) has been ordered into a helicopter crash off the coast of Shetland in 2013 that caused the deaths of four people.