29-Apr-16 LN-OJF Airbus EC225 Bergen, Norway (13F)

Main rotor blades and hub reportedly detached in flight, and a video online purports to show this subsystem spinning down to earth.  The remainder of the helicopter descended at high rate, impacting  rocky ground with 13 fatalities on impact and being consumed in the post-impact fire.  The helicopter was being operated for Statoil, and en route from the Gullfaks B platform to Bergen Airport

Date
April 29, 2016
Reg
LN-OJF
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS332
MSN
2721
Location
Turøy just west of Sotra, near Bergen
Country
Norway
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
13
Operator
CHC
Link 1
http://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/iriks/Helikopterstyrten-ved-Turoy-i-Hordaland---direkteblogg-8450661.html
Link 2
http://www.aibn.no/About-us/Nyhetsarkiv/The-Helicopter-Accident-The-work-continues

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