News: Incident Updates

7 July 2017

Incident Updates, News

UK and Norway Announce Lifting of Super Puma Operating Restrictions

UK and Norwegian aviation authorities this evening jointly announced the lifting of restrictions on operating H225LP and AS332L2 Super Pumas helicopters. The announcement, made at 20.00 UK time on Friday, is as follows: Restrictions on H225LP and AS332L2 Super Puma helicopters to be lifted • UK and Norwegian regulators announce their intention for removal of…

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28 April 2017

Incident Updates, News

Update Regarding the Accident Investigation in Norway

On 28 April 2017 the Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) published a preliminary report on the air accident near Turøy, Norway on 29 April 2016. Click here to review the report Click here to view the latest safety information from the AIBN and other safety authorities

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14 March 2017

Incident Updates, News

Accident involving Irish Coast Guard SAR Helicopter off West Coast of Ireland

At approximately 01.00 on 14 March 2017 contact was lost with an S-92 aircraft operating search-and-rescue services on behalf of the Irish Coast Guard (IRCG). On 23 April 2017, Aerossurance published an article on the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) decisions on management of aeronautical databases / Part-DAT. EASA has recently issued two Executive Director (ED) Decisions…

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25 February 2017

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Update regarding the H225 accident investigation in Norway

On 25 February 2017, Airbus Helicopters issued an Alert Service Bulletin calling for the one-time inspection of the MGB oil cooler on some EC225/AS332 L2 currently in service. Airbus has released the following statement and EASA has issued an Airworthiness Directive. Airbus Helicopters Statement Following recent findings of the investigation into the LN-OJF accident, Airbus…

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30 June 2016

Incident Updates

Update regarding the accident investigation in Norway

Following the new preliminary report published by the Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) on 28 June 2016, an Emergency Alert Service Bulletin (EASB) and Safety Information Notice (SIN) have been published. Click here to view the latest EASB, SIN and other safety information relating to the investigation.

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3 June 2016

Incident Updates

Update on the helicopter accident investigation in Turøy, Norway

The further publication of both the UK CAA safety directive suspending all flying by H225 and 332L2 helicopters in the UK and the EASA Emergency Airworthiness Directive which temporarily grounds the AS332L2 and EC225 fleets, gives us the further assurance that the system and process to ensure safe flight operations is in place and working….

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1 June 2016

Incident Updates

Update from AIBN 1 June 2016: Investigation of helicopter accident in Turøy, Norway

On 1 June 2016 a preliminary report was published with an urgent safety recommendation addressed to EASA: http://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Investigations/16-286

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31 May 2016

Incident Updates

AIBN Update on 29 April 2016 accident in Norway

A statement from Airbus Helicopters in relation to the accident near Turøy, Norway, was posted on 27 May 2016 on their website here: http://www.airbushelicopters.com/website/en/ref/Norway-Statement_347.html

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