Pilot error led to a fatal helicopter crash off the coast of Shetland, the north’s most senior sheriff has ruled.
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A further 27 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north-east in the past 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish Government statistics.
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RAF Lossiemouth jets were scrambled to intercept Russian bombers off the coast of Scotland yesterday.
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Nicola Sturgeon has slammed proposals to build an asylum processing centre in the Western Isles or Shetland, saying the Home Office idea would be "met with the strongest possible opposition" from Bute House.
Shetland has hit its highest number of recorded sexual crimes for a decade, with cases increasing by 124% since 2010-11.
Stargazers across the north and north-east got to enjoy a natural phenomenon last night.
Pilot error ultimately led to a horror helicopter crash off Shetland – killing four passengers on the tragic day – a fatal accident inquiry was told on its final day yesterday.
A pupil at a Shetland primary school has tested positive for Covid-19, the council has confirmed.
Shetland helicopter FAI: Sheriff asks whether pilot believed they were actually landing at time of crash
The Sheriff Principal leading an inquiry into the horror 2013 helicopter crash off Shetland has questioned whether the pilot had believed he was actually landing at the time, instead of plummeting into the sea.
A senior pilot has told a court that the crew of a helicopter which crashed in the sea off Shetland had not complied with the standard operations regarding airspeed as they prepared to land.
Pilots can lose concentration when their aircraft is put into autopilot, according to an expert witness at the Shetland helicopter tragedy fatal accident inquiry.
More rigorous offshore survival training ‘could put people at risk of injury’, Super Puma inquiry hears
Ultimate responsibility for the safety of offshore workers on a doomed Super Puma helicopter which crashed into the sea off Shetland lay with the chief pilot, a fatal inquiry has heard.
Super Puma pilots ‘not aware of what the other one was thinking’ before helicopter crashed, inquiry hears
The pilots of a helicopter which crashed in the sea off Shetland in fog were “not aware” of what each other were thinking on the landing approach, a fatal accident inquiry heard today.
‘Lack of common understanding’ between pilots of doomed Shetland offshore helicopter, fatal accident inquiry told
There was a “lack of common understanding” between the pilots of a helicopter regarding its approach to Shetland in fog just prior to it plummeting into the sea, a fatal accident inquiry was told.
Investigator rules out gearbox failure as cause of Shetland helicopter crash which killed four offshore workers
A senior air accident investigator ruled out any suggestion of gearbox failure in a horror helicopter crash off Shetland.
‘It sounded like something tearing itself to bits, I knew there was only going to be one outcome’: Super Puma crash survivor recalls harrowing experience to fatal accident inquiry
A survivor of the horror Shetland helicopter crash – in which four people died, and a fifth later committed suicide – spoke how submersive training he undertook in Norway was “much more rigorous” than the UK equivalent.
Police Scotland has thrown its support behind attempts to end gender-based violence in Shetland after a local teenager’s project sharing accounts of abuse.
Survivor of horror Shetland helicopter crash tells inquiry how offshore safety training saved his life
A survivor of a horror helicopter crash at sea has told how “training kicked in” to enable him to escape from the submerged aircraft and then attempt to save another passenger.
The grief-stricken pilot of a doomed helicopter which crashed off Shetland killing four oil workers has described how his “world ended” that day.
A man has appeared in court charged in connection with the discovery of drugs worth nearly a million pounds along with a Taser.
Two people have been charged after drugs worth £8,000 were recovered in Shetland.
Police have named a driver who died in a car crash in Shetland.
Families of those killed in a helicopter crash off Shetland will be handed transcripts at the end of each day of evidence heard “virtually” at a fatal accident inquiry in a bid to allay fears of any potential technological problems.
A driver has died after a road crash in Shetland.
Fire crews are working to extinguish a blaze at a hotel in Shetland that broke out after midnight on Monday.
Boris Johnson in Scotland: PM to confirm islands growth deal funding as part of pledge to ‘level up across Britain’
Boris Johnson will mark his first year in Downing Street with a visit to northern Scotland tomorrow, amid surging support for independence and claims cabinet ministers are in “panic mode” about the fate of the Union.