Breaking: S92 Helicopter Declares Emergency Over North Sea

 

Breaking: S92 Helicopter Declares Emergency Over North Sea

Published in Oil Industry News on Sunday, 16 October 2016

Graphic for News Item: Breaking: S92 Helicopter Declares Emergency Over North Sea

A CHC S92 Helicopter is currently making an approach to Aberdeen International Airport after declaring an emergency. The Helicopter is cleared for a priority landing and is due to land in the next 15 minutes.

The helicopter is being followed in by a Bristows S92 Helicopter which was also returning from offshore.
The CHC helicopter is currently squawking on the emergency frequency 7700.
Update 19:03: The Helicopter is now making a final approach to Aberdeen International Airport and should land in the next few minutes. The Bristows helicopter is circling waiting for clearance to land.
Update 19:06: The Helicopter has landed safely and has taxied off the the runway. The runway has been re-opened and the Bristows Helicopter that was forced to circle now has clearance to land.
Oil and Gas People is waiting for a statement from CHC as to the nature of the incident.
Step Change in safety has committed to reporting the reason for each RTB (Return to Base) and information on this incident should be available on the Step Change in Safety website soon also.
More information as we get it..
If you was on this evenings flight and have any additional information please email news@oilandgaspeople.com in complete confidence.

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S92, Emergency, CHC, Helicopter


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