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

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