Helicopter went unserviceable on the ground at an emergency callout
Helicopter went unserviceable on the ground at an emergency callout
Turned back to base after indicator light came on
Cougar Flight 232 was shut down upon arrival at the Hibernia Gravity Based Structure (GBS) after experiencing engine fuel bypass indications on both engines. The aircrew awaited the arrival of maintenance crew. Overnight the Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, in consultation with the engine manufacturer, conducted all required maintenance procedures. The helicopter was subsequently flight tested and… Read more »
Press report of Cougar Helicopters flight CGR151 outbound to a rig when it turned back to base as a result of an “intermittent fire warning,” the operator was quoted as saying. Uneventful and safe landing back at St John’s, it’s departure point. According to a company spokeswoman, Cougar Helicopters maintenance staff have since inspected the… Read more »
while approximately 100 nm from St. John’s and en route to the GSF Grand Banks drilling rig, Cougar Flight CGR151 experienced an intermittent Fire Warning Light on the #2 engine. There were no secondary indications of fire
helicopter en route to the West Hercules drilling rig returned to base due to a low oil pressure indication in one of its two engines. The incident occurred on Tuesday, June 30 when the helicopter was 20 km outside St. John’s. The helicopter returned to St. John’s without incident and the seven passengers on board… Read more »
Turned back to base due to low oil pressure warning. The culprit of the oil leak, according to Statoil, was likely a wrong-sized O-ring installed during maintenance.
While in the hover and conducting preflight checks, Cougar flight CGR181 experienced a #2 engine power loss. The aircraft was in a 10 foot hover when the incident occurred. With the remaining engine the aircraft landed safely without further incident. All 8 passengers were briefed by the two crew members onboard the helicopter as well… Read more »
Cougar Flight 231 was shut down on arrival at the Hibernia Gravity Based Structure (GBS) on February 18 due to an issue related to anti-vibration control and a chip light indication. Two Aircraft Maintenance Engineers deployed by Cougar to investigate determined that replacement parts are necessary. The parts are being shipped to Hibernia by vessel… Read more »
Bristow flight BHL60A has declared an emergency just NE of Shetland and returned to Sumburgh. Press article refers to an unspecified cockpit warning light.
A spokesman for CHC said: “An aircraft returned to Aberdeen International Airport after a crew noted a technical fault during the early stages of an off shore flight.
At around 11.15am, fire crews were called to Dyce, after the pilot of the CHC S92 alerted air traffic control and asked for emergency crews to be placed on stand-by as it made a return to base landing. Landed safely
Emergency landing with 3 POB. Declared emergency at 2.20pm and landed at airport safely 2.39pm
Temporarily grounded after fuel leakage on offshore “floating storage unit”
S92 helicopter returned to North Sea rig Brent Delta on flight to Scatsa after experiencing significant airframe vibration
Engine warning – All 16 passengers and two crew landed in safely at Aberdeen Airport and the helicopter is being inspected by engineers.
Helicopter turned round on flight to ENSCO 100 offshore rig following a technical warning and made a successful precautionary landing back at Aberdeen
S92 returned to airport after burning smell in cabin. Safe landing
Emergency landing on unmanned offshore platform. 12 offshore workers and 2 crew were rescued by Norwegian Air Force SAR Sea King. Weather reported as 200m visibility and emergency was called 17 km from the rig it landed on.
Crew Member (named as First Class Pvt Abdul Aziz Bin Abdullah Al Qah’tani ) fell from the helicopter and died during the celebration of the World Civil Defence Day
Emergency shutdown on rig after overheating indication, which later turned out to be false
Reported lightning strike – shipped to Norway for repair by associated company HeliOne. Helicopter has not flown in the two months after 6th February, so while that date is not 100% confirmed, it would be very close if it is not correct.
Bird strike reported to FAA.Â Landed without any further incident
Hydraulic leak – went AOG on the rig
Post maintenance engine runs following routine engine washes. The collective control was not lowered during the start sequence and subsequently the rotorcraft unintentionally became airborne a few feet and drifted to the right as the rotor speed increased. CADAORS 2011A0961
Engine problem en route Sola to the Maersk Reacher rig in Valhall field, North Sea, returned to base
Flying to the Henry Goodrich drill rig northeast of St. John’s when its pilots aborted the flight. about 48 kilometres offshore after the pilots became concerned about “higher than normal vibration.” They decided to turn back to the airport as a precaution.
Shortly after takeoff, the helicopter entered a nose-high attitude with low power setting and lost altitude while in instrument meteorological conditions. The flight crew arrested the descent and continued on to St. John’s. There were two pilots and 5 passengers on board the helicopter and no one was injured. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the… Read more »
Cougar helicopter flight Sunday out to the Terra Nova offshore oil rig was forced to turn back when the autopilot indicator light came on
Pilot broadcast Mayday after loss of oil pressure in one engine 90 miles SW of Stavangar.Â SAR helicopter scrambled and accompanied S92 back to a safe landing at Sola
The helicopter was ground taxied onto a parking spot and brought to a stop by the commander, who was the pilot flying. He then intended to apply the parking brake but inadvertently raised the collective control lever, which caused the helicopter to become airborne. He released the collective control lever, which was lowered by the… Read more »
The Sikorsky S-92 helicopter, bound for St. Johnâ€™s, was about 150 metres in the air when the unusual vibration was noticed by the pilots. They aborted the flight.
Date is approximate
During a manually flown SAR mission, in mountainous terrain, the aircraft entered IMC. While attempting to exit these conditions on a pre-briefed escape heading with the autopilot coupled, the autopilot entered an unexpected mode that resulted in the aircraft not responding as intended. The autopilot was disconnected and the flight continued manually without further incident.
Source: http://www.aaib.gov.uk/publications/bulletins/february_2011/sikorsky_s_92a__g_sarc.cfm, 09-Jul-10
8-Apr-09 LN- Sikorsky S92 Tor Platform, North Sea, Norway