Chopper crash probe ‘must not be delayed’
SCOTLAND’S top law officer says the families of last month’s offshore helicopter crash victims must not face a long drawn-out wait for answers.
Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland does not want the relatives of the dead oil workers to endure the agony of a five-year wait for a fatal accident inquiry into the tragedy – as will be the case with those bereaved by the 2009 Super Puma disaster.
But he also cautioned against rushing the parallel investigations which have to be carried out by aviation authorities, the Crown Office and the police.
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