Helicopter fell from the sky like a torpedo, fatal crash inquiry told

By Shona Gossip

Published: 07/01/2014

The families of 16 men killed when a helicopter crashed into the North Sea heard yesterday how the tragedy unfolded – from the only man who saw it happen.

Two pilots and 14 passengers died when the Bond-operated Super Puma AS332 L2 returning them to Aberdeen plunged into the sea nearly five years ago.

Yesterday, as a fatal accident inquiry into the disaster opened in Aberdeen, relatives heard that Bond 85N fell from the sky like a “torpedo”.

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