Employees at an Aberdeen oil firm were fell silent today as they remember colleagues who lost their lives in the Super Puma crash.
Company bosses at KCA Deutag say with the 10-year anniversary of the incident, their thoughts are with those who lost loved ones.
Members of staff at the company’s base on the city’s Bankhead Drive were marking the tragedy.
Ten members of staff from the firm died when Flight 85N crashed into the North Sea.
A spokeswoman for KCA Deutag said: “April 1 2009 was a tragic milestone in the history of KCA Deutag.
“On that day we lost 10 of our much-loved colleagues in the Bond Offshore Helicopter Flight 85N disaster.
“Their lives and those of their friends, families and colleagues were forever changed by the awful events which unfolded that day.
“On this, the 10th anniversary, our thoughts are with all those who lost loved ones and continue to feel the impact of this tragedy.
“As a mark of respect, KCA Deutag’s global headquarters in Aberdeen will fell silent at 11am on Monday April 1 so we can remember them.
“For anyone visiting our headquarters, the memorial to those who lost their lives is a prominent feature in our reception area, and a permanent reminder of the terrible events of April 1 2009.”