Fresh doubts about log accuracy of helicopter in North Sea crash

By Keith Findlay

Published: 18/01/2014

Fresh doubts have been cast on the accuracy of a technical log for the Super Puma helicopter involved in the 2009 North Sea disaster.

According to pilots who flew the aircraft the day before the tragedy, on April 1, just 10 minutes passed between the engine being shut down and restarted.

As the fatal accident inquiry entered its 10th day, one of the team of mechanics at operator Bond questioned the time taken to do inspection work during a turnaround the day before.

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