29-Jan-14 Eurocopter AS332L2 Sumburgh, UK

Pilot of offshore helicopter issued distress call 45 miles from Sumburgh and was escorted to a safe landing by Coast Guard helicopter.   Report suggests pilot had indication of a “pump failure” without providing more details.  Aircraft grounded awaiting engineering support

Date:
29 January, 2014
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS332
Location:
North Sea, 45 miles from Sumburgh
Country:
UK
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
CHC
Link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-25955143
Link:
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/super-puma-helicopter-in-alert-on-shetland.1391032807
Link:
http://news.stv.tv/north/262191-super-puma-helicopter-distress-call-sparks-emergency-at-sumburgh/

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