The ban on all Super Puma flights remains in place in the UK and Norway despite the temporary suspension lift announced by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) last week.
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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced today it has decided to lift the temporary flight suspension of two Super Puma helicopters.
At least four people have died and two have reportedly gone missing following a helicopter crash offshore Cabinda, in Angola.
Statoil has finalised the investigation on the Turøy helicopter incident, with conclusions and recommendations on how it can improve its helicopter safety work.
The Airbus Group told media sources it will not scrap its Super Puma helicopter fleet as a result of the accident that killed 13 people in Norway.
According to a preliminary report on the offshore helicopter crash in Norway last April, it’s highly likely the accident was the result of a fatigue fracture
An offshore helicopter owned by CHC was forced to make an emergency landing on a North Sea platform offshore Norway on Friday.
A North Sea helicopter landed on the wrong platform as the pilots misidentified the correct landing location, according to a report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB)
Norway has extended the ban on commercial Super Puma flights to include the nation’s search and rescue fleet, following the fatal helicopter crash on the 29th April.
Helicopter manufacturers – Airbus Helicopters – has rubbished a report by Norwegian investigators, following the Super Puma helicopter crash on April 29
Oil major Statoil, have launched their own in-house investigation into the fatal helicopter crash that resulted in the death of 13 workers returning from their offshore Gullfaks A platform.
The current ban on the type of helicopter involved in last months fatal crash, has been widened by UK and Norwegian authorities to include similar models.
CHC offshore helicopters has filed for bankruptcy protection, just days after the catastrophic helicopter crash that killed thirteen offshore workers.
Shell has suspended offshore helicopter flights with operator CHC, following the fatal crash that killed 13 in Norway last week.
Names of some of the thirteen offshore workers that died following a catastrophic helicopter crash in Norway last week have been released.