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
January 29, 2014
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS332
Location
North Sea, 45 miles from Sumburgh
Country
UK
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
CHC
Link 1
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-25955143
Link 2
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/super-puma-helicopter-in-alert-on-shetland.1391032807
Link 3
http://news.stv.tv/north/262191-super-puma-helicopter-distress-call-sparks-emergency-at-sumburgh/

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