Helicopter accident outside Turøy
Today, 29 April at 12.20, Statoil was informed that a helicopter had gone down outside Turøy in Fjell municipality outside Bergen. The helicopter was en route from Gullfaks B to Bergen.
A total of 13 people were on board the helicopter, which was a CHC helicopter. Statoil has temporarily grounded all equivalent traffic helicopters.
The rescue operation is led and coordinated by the rescue coordination centre, and Statoil is providing additional resources.
Statoil has mobilised its entire emergency response organisation.
Next-of-kin: 800 500 20
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