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Human error partly to blame for North Sea helicopter crash landing, report says


Human error was a contributing factor in a North Sea helicopter crash-landing in 2016, a new report said. Investigators also said flight operator CHC did not report important evidence in the correct manner. CHC said it welcomed the report and insisted that safety is its “top priority”. For more on this story visit


North Sea helicopter crash: Shell cancels all CHC flights in Norway


Oil major Shell has cancelled all flights to its two fields in the Norwegian Sea. The company has taken the decision after 13 people were killed on a flight returning from Statoil’s Gullfaks B platform on Friday. The move will affect journeys to its Draugen and Knarr fields. For the full story, visit Energy Voice.

CHC Helicopter's base at Aberdeen International Airport

North Sea helicopter firm to consult staff on job losses


CHC Helicopter has entered into a consultation process with staff over job losses as it looks to streamline costs. The company said a number of positions are likely to be affected including pilots, engineering and support staff. For the full story, visit Energy Voice