Norway Grounds H225 Helicopters After Crash

The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has grounded all search and rescue flights of the H225 helicopter indefinitely following a fatal accident in Norway in April. The new restriction applies from June 1 and is in response to the findings of a preliminary report into the April 29 accident. The Airbus H225 (EC225LP) helicopter was en route from the Statoil-operated Gullfaks … [Read more...]

Offshore Community Mourns Victims of Helicopter Crash in Norway

Norwegian oil company Statoil and the greater offshore community are mourning the loss of 13 people who died in Friday's helicopter crash in Norway.  All 13 people aboard, including 11 passengers and 2 aircrew, were killed when the Super Puma helicopter crashed just offshore of Turøy, Norway, to the west of Bergen. The CHC helicopter was en … [Read more...]