Last refreshed on 15th Eminent 2002 Mechanical disappointment was today around evening time being faulted for a helicopter crash in the North Sea, which murdered five individuals what’s more, cleared out another six dreaded dead Five bodies wh

Last refreshed on 15th Eminent 2002

Mechanical disappointment was today around evening time being faulted for a helicopter crash in the North Sea, which murdered five individuals what’s more, cleared out another six dreaded dead

Five bodies what’s more, a few destruction were recuperated inside two hours of the tragedy, which happened at the point when a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter went down a few 30 miles off the Norfolk drift at about 7 45pm last night

A huge seek what’s more, safeguard operation, including 18 vessels what’s more, an RAF Ocean Ruler helicopter, was mounted overnight to find any survivors yet was called off at about 7 20am today

The Air Mishaps Examination Branch has propelled an request into the crash what’s more, rescue groups were working to find the wreckage

But safeguard groups what’s more, specialists said starting signs were that the aircraft, worked by Bristow Helicopters Ltd, slammed since of “major mechanical failure”

Helicopter mischances in the North Ocean for the most part happen in awful climate however conditions at the time of the episode were said to be great with perceivability of up to five miles

Sea Lord pilot Flight Lieutenant Paul Hopson, who was mixed to the scene from Wattisham landing strip in Suffolk, said: “As far as we were aware, there was no Mayday call what’s more, absolutely no crisis reference points were activated, which recommend it happened extremely quickly ”

His co-pilot, Flight Lieutenant Steve Murkin, said it was improbable to have been a controlled dumping what’s more, the two-strong team would have had little time to escape some time recently the airplane sank

Flotation packs are regularly actuated in a controlled jettison what’s more, none was noticeable at the scene, he added

Coastguards revealed that the airplane showed up to “spiral down” what’s more, hit the water before long after taking off from the Shell/Esso-operated Scissors stage for the Worldwide Santa clause Fe Ruler penetrating fix nearby

The pilot may indeed have endeavored to put down on the stage yet fell “tragically short”, sources close to safeguard administrations said

Captain Dwindle Morgan, an experienced North Ocean pilot who worked with Bristow from 1977 to 1999, said: “A mechanical issue which cleared out the pilot incapable to control the helicopter can be one of the as it were clarifications for this tragedy

“To get out of the pilot’s control, either the helicopter’s edges or, then again tail rotor must have fallen off, or, on the other hand there was a transmission disappointment which halted the drive to the fundamental rotor or, then again the tail rotor turning ”

Even on the off chance that a tiny piece of cutting edge fell off, the entirety rotor framework would move toward becoming out of balance what’s more, the helicopter would shake itself to pieces, he added
“If the fundamental rotor or, then again tail rotor came off, the pilot would lose control out and out what’s more, the helicopter would just fall out of the sky,” he said

Before each flying trip, pilots routinely check the jolts which connect the cutting edges to the rotors themselves

Shuttling between rigs what’s more, stages – which includes taking off, cruising what’s more, landing in a short space of time – could moreover increment the possibilities of human mistake as there was no time to put on autopilot

Two pilots from Bristow, three Shell staff, three from designing firm AMEC staff, two AMEC sub-contractors what’s more, one individual from Oilfield Medicinal Administrations were on board the airplane at the time of the accident

Norfolk Police said the traveler what’s more, team list shown one was from Scotland, two were from Teesside, one came from Lancashire, one from Suffolk what’s more, six from Norfolk

The coroner has been educated of the passings what’s more, an examination will be opened at a afterward date, in spite of the fact that this is impossible to be inside the next maybe a couple days, the compel said in a statement

The victims’ names will not be discharged until all relatives have been educated what’s more, this was not likely to be inside the next 48 hours

Northern Constabulary in Scotland, however, afterward named one of the missing travelers as Angus MacArthur, 38, of Birch Drive, Maryburgh, Ross-shire

His spouse Ann, 42, what’s more, two sons, matured nine what’s more, four, were being met by a contact officer, the compel said

Mr MacArthur is accepted to come from the Isle of Lewis

The Queen, who flew to East Anglia today utilizing a Sikorsky S-76 comparative to the one that crashed, sent a message of sympathy to the relatives of those affected

A composed message communicating her “heartfelt, most profound sympathy” to the overseeing executive of Shell UK what’s more, moreover communicated her much appreciated to the crisis administrations making a difference the recuperation operation

Buckingham Castle demanded the illustrious helicopter was safe to fly what’s more, both the Ruler what’s more, the Duke of Edinburgh had been airborne in their maroon-liveried helicopter just 30 minutes some time recently last night’s accident

The Illustrious couple made a 30-minute flight from Wood Cultivate on the Sandringham bequest to Alexandra Park, Ipswich, at the begin of the most recent leg of the across the country Celebration tour

Officials at Shell UK, AMEC what’s more, Bristow communicated their decimation at the tragedy

They insisted, however, that the helicopters, which make about 10 trips-a-day to what’s more, from the North Ocean fields, were subject to a thorough wellbeing regime

Keith Chanter, boss official of Bristow Helicopters Ltd, said the air ship that slammed had been flying all through the day what’s more, had been due to finish further journeys

S-76 helicopters experienced support checks after flying for 1,500 hours, he added

On-board flight information recorders were being sought for be that as it may have not however been found
Last refreshed on 15th Eminent 2002

Mechanical disappointment was today around evening time being faulted for a helicopter crash in the North Sea, which slaughtered five individuals what’s more, cleared out another six dreaded dead

Five bodies what’s more, a few destruction were recuperated inside two hours of the tragedy, which happened at the point when a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter went down a few 30 miles off the Norfolk drift at about 7 45pm last night

A monstrous seek what’s more, save operation, including 18 vessels what’s more, an RAF Ocean Ruler helicopter, was mounted overnight to find any survivors yet was called off at about 7 20am today

The Air Mischances Examination Branch has propelled an request into the crash what’s more, rescue groups were working to find the wreckage

But safeguard groups what’s more, specialists said starting signs were that the aircraft, worked by Bristow Helicopters Ltd, slammed since of “major mechanical failure”

Helicopter mishaps in the North Ocean as a rule happen in terrible climate however conditions at the time of the episode were said to be great with perceivability of up to five miles

Sea Ruler pilot Flight Lieutenant Paul Hopson, who was mixed to the scene from Wattisham landing strip in Suffolk, said: “As far as we were aware, there was no Mayday call what’s more, positively no crisis reference points were activated, which recommend it happened exceptionally quickly ”

His co-pilot, Flight Lieutenant Steve Murkin, said it was impossible to have been a controlled dumping what’s more, the two-strong team would have had little time to escape some time recently the airplane sank

Flotation sacks are regularly actuated in a controlled jettison what’s more, none was noticeable at the scene, he added

Coastguards revealed that the air ship showed up to “spiral down” what’s more, hit the water before long after taking off from the Shell/Esso-operated Scissors stage for the Worldwide Santa clause Fe Ruler penetrating fix nearby

The pilot may indeed have endeavored to put down on the stage yet fell “tragically short”, sources close to safeguard administrations said

Captain Dwindle Morgan, an experienced North Ocean pilot who worked with Bristow from 1977 to 1999, said: “A mechanical issue which cleared out the pilot incapable to control the helicopter can be one of the as it were clarifications for this tragedy

“To get out of the pilot’s control, either the helicopter’s sharp edges or, then again tail rotor must have fallen off, or, then again there was a transmission disappointment which halted the drive to the fundamental rotor or, on the other hand the tail rotor turning ”

Even on the off chance that a tiny piece of cutting edge fell off, the entirety rotor framework would move toward becoming out of balance what’s more, the helicopter would shake itself to pieces, he added

“If the fundamental rotor or, on the other hand tail rotor came off, the pilot would lose control out and out what’s more, the helicopter would just fall out of the sky,” he said

Before each flying trip, pilots routinely check the jolts which join the cutting edges to the rotors themselves

Shuttling between rigs what’s more, stages – which includes taking off, cruising what’s more, landing in a short space of time – could too increment the possibilities of human mistake as there was no time to put on autopilot

Two pilots from Bristow, three Shell staff, three from building firm AMEC staff, two AMEC sub-contractors what’s more, one individual from Oilfield Restorative Administrations were on board the airplane at the time of the accident

Norfolk Police said the traveler what’s more, group list shown one was from Scotland, two were from Teesside, one came from Lancashire, one from Suffolk what’s more, six from Norfolk

The coroner has been educated of the passings what’s more, an examination will be opened at a afterward date, despite the fact that this is far-fetched to be inside the next maybe a couple days, the compel said in a statement

The victims’ names will not be discharged until all relatives have been educated what’s more, this was not likely to be inside the next 48 hours

Northern Constabulary in Scotland, however, afterward named one of the missing travelers as Angus MacArthur, 38, of Birch Drive, Maryburgh, Ross-shire

His spouse Ann, 42, what’s more, two sons, matured nine what’s more, four, were being met by a contact officer, the compel said

Mr MacArthur is accepted to come from the Isle of Lewis

The Queen, who flew to East Anglia today utilizing a Sikorsky S-76 comparative to the one that crashed, sent a message of sympathy to the relatives of those affected

A composed message communicating her “heartfelt, most profound sympathy” to the overseeing executive of Shell UK what’s more, too communicated her much appreciated to the crisis administrations making a difference the recuperation operation

Buckingham Castle demanded the illustrious helicopter was safe to fly what’s more, both the Ruler what’s more, the Duke of Edinburgh had been airborne in their maroon-liveried helicopter just 30 minutes some time recently last night’s accident

The Illustrious couple made a 30-minute flight from Wood Cultivate on the Sandringham bequest to Alexandra Park, Ipswich, at the begin of the most recent leg of the across the country Celebration tour

Officials at Shell UK, AMEC what’s more, Bristow communicated their obliteration at the tragedy

They insisted, however, that the helicopters, which make about 10 trips-a-day to what’s more, from the North Ocean fields, were subject to a thorough wellbeing regime

Keith Chanter, boss official of Bristow Helicopters Ltd, said the air ship that slammed had been flying al

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