Helikopterkrasch norge. Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

Six die in helicopter crash in Norway : The Standard

Helikopterkrasch norge

I had a pilot at the end of tree-planting season, giving all the tree-planters a ride of their life, high G turns, negative G pushovers, steep banks, nap of the earth stuff. Not saying it is mechanical, just saying the age of helicopter surely no cast iron guarantee. The helicopter was en route from Gullfaks B to Bergen. The origin of the micro-pit was considered unknown at the time when the report was published. The French military continued to operate its fleet. Cracks initiated from a micro-pit at the surface and developed subsurface to a catastrophic failure without being detected.

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Norway helicopter crash: 13 killed near Bergen

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King and cancelled a visit to Sweden that was to have marked 's 70th birthday. The British Civilian Aviation Authority later said it was suspending commercial use of the Super Puma, so it would be unable to carry oil and gas workers but could still fly for other purposes. The police say all five passengers were from Alta, while the pilot was a Swedish citizen. The cause of the crash is under investigation and representatives from the Accident Investigation Board for Aviation arrived in Alta Sunday morning. Ivar Moen, from the Rescue Coordination Center for South Norway, told Verdens Gang that diving equipment is being brought to help with the rescue operation.

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Norway helicopter crash: Shocking video shows rotor blades becoming detached from chopper while still in mid air

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The aircraft was flying from the Gullfaks oil field to Bergen, a centre for the North Sea oil and gas industry. Eleven of those on board were Norwegian, one was British and one Italian. With all control lost, it crashed on the islet of Skitholmen between the islands of and at 11:54:35 local time and exploded on impact. Norwegian authorities launched an investigation on Sunday into the cause of the crash, which was not immediately clear. Statoil is setting up an emergency center in Bergen, while it confirmed that 11 of those on board worked for the oil firm.

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Four dead in Norway helicopter crash

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Its officials in Norwegian that servicing for the helicopter which crashed had been delayed twice in 2015, for a total of 200 flying hours. Freedom to write - freedom to publish. All thirteen people on board were killed. Reports say there was no problem with the weather as conditions were good for flying, according to local meteorologists. Do not miss out on the latest news. Six minutes later, at 12:01, this was relayed to the national rescue service.

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Helicopter crash in Norway today

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The rotor came to rest several hundred metres away on the island of Toftøy. Helicopter International magazine editor Elfan ap Rees said major modifications seemed to have dealt with the gearbox problem, and it was difficult to know what could have gone wrong in the Norwegian crash. How many times have machines gone down just after a service or overhaul due to an engineering mistake or component manufacturing issue? Most of the wreckage then slid off the islet into the sea. Later, local media quoted a civil aviation authority spokeswoman as saying the helicopter's two black boxes had been recovered. There were five passengers from Norway, all in their early twenties, plus a Swedish pilot. Image copyright Reuters Image caption The rotor blade became detached from the helicopter before it crashed Eyewitnesses reported seeing the helicopter's rotor blade come loose and shear off. The recommendation was based on metallurgical examinations where signs of fatigue in parts of the second stage planet gear were found.

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Four dead in Norway helicopter crash

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By July 2016, 80% of the world fleet was on ground. However rescuers ended the operation a few hours later without recovering any more bodies. Rescuers tried to find survivors, though a few hours after the crash, it was announced that 11 people had been killed. Rescue workers, police and fire fighters arrived at the scene at 12:20, and the wreckage was located partially submerged soon after. Moments later the main rotor assembly of the helicopter detached, causing a sudden drop in speed and altitude, as confirmed by flight telemetry.

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