Tragedy Crash: Norway Helicopter EC225 crashes near Bergen, killing 13 onboard.

Tragedy Crash: Norway Helicopter EC225 crashes near Bergen, killing 13 onboard.

            Emergency services try to reach the site of the crash

Updated: According to the latest information, all 13 killed on the crash of  Eurocopter (EC) 225L Super Puma.

29 April 2016 – BBC – Today, a Norwegian Helicopter EC225 crashed; killing 11 people onboard, including one British and one Italian.

As per the reports, the helicopter was carrying 13 onboard had completely destroyed on the crash that was flying from the Gullfaks oil field to Bergen, a center of the North Sea Oil and Gas industry.

Rescuers said: “still two are missing but we have lost rest 11 those were onboard.”

Eyewitnesses informed that the helicopter’s rotor blade came loose and sheared off the aircraft.

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Photo Credit: BBC

Local media reported the helicopter lost at least height of tremendous 640m in the last 10 seconds before it striked the ground and crashed. Further informed, all passengers on the helicopter were employees of Statoil.

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wreckage of crashed EC225

The deployed search and rescue team found some wreckage on an island, and some parts of the fuselage near by the sea.

Norway’s Civil Aviation Authority disclosed the information, reporting that there had been problems with the main gearbox on the EC225 in year 2012 and flying restrictions were imposed on it.

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