22-Mar-2013 Source: Crown Office
On 1 April 2009 Super Puma helicopter AS332 L2 G-REDL crashed into the North Sea resulting in the deaths of all 16 men on board.
Having carefully considered all the circumstances of this incident, Crown Counsel have decided that there is insufficient evidence for a prosecution and as result no criminal proceedings are instructed.
The deaths of all 16 men who lost their lives in the tragedy are to be the subject of an inquiry in terms of the Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976. It is anticipated that the Inquiry will take place at Aberdeen in October 2013.
The accident is recorded in HeliHub.com Safety Pages at 01-Apr-09 G-REDL Eurocopter AS332 11m E of Peterhead, UK (16F)