A helicopter crash which killed 10 people could have been prevented if the pilot had followed emergency procedures relating to low fuel warnings, an inquiry has found.
The five-year average fatal accident rate per 100,000 flying hours for offshore helicopters has fallen to zero for the first time in 17 years.
The coastguard's search and rescue helicopter has joined the search for a missing Highland woman.
Helicopter crash which killed Aberdeenshire pilot occurred after the boat it was carrying ‘lifted into the air like a kite’
A helicopter crash in North Uist, which led to the death of an Aberdeenshire pilot occurred after the boat it was carrying 'lifted into the air like a kite', an investigation has found.
The RMT trade union has vowed to step up pressure for a public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety after a report showed engineer fatigue contributed to the collapse of an aircraft’s landing gear.
Investigators have found engineers’ “lack of experience and fatigue” contributed to the collapse of an Aberdeen helicopter’s landing gear.
The rapid response to a crack found in a North Sea helicopter last week was a “very good example” of the inspection system working well, aviation chiefs said yesterday.
A union boss has described an image of a crack found on an offshore helicopter as “scary stuff” and called for greater transparency for workers.
The Coastguard’s helicopter team in the Western Isles has marked more than three decades of life-saving work by highlighting some daring rescues.
A woman was airlifted from a north-east beauty spot after falling and becoming injured during a fundraising coastal walk.
A woman has been taken to hospital after being airlifted from a north-east beauty spot.
The legacies of 16 men killed in a north-east helicopter crash have been remembered with the naming of a new lifeboat.
A young couple had an unexpected number of guests at their wedding when a helicopter landed to help an injured hill climber.
Workforce concerns around the need for an offshore helicopter inquiry have been raised at the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) in Dundee.
A full scale emergency response was declared at Stornoway Airport when the pilot of a helicopter reported it was suffering engine problems.
A climber was airlifted to hospital last night after plunging more than 30ft from a north-east cliff.
Air accident investigators have launched an inquiry after a helicopter landed on the wrong North Sea platform this week.
The world’s largest civilian cargo plane has helped deliver two helicopters to Aberdeen for Babcock Offshore’s North Sea operations.
Horse racing enthusiasts in the north-east are being offered the chance to attend a unique race meeting this summer.
The campaign to bring a new charity air ambulance to the north-east has soared forward with the creation of a new post dedicated to raising funds for the life-saving helicopter.
The US company behind a North Sea helicopter operation employing 900 people has cast doubt on the validity of its own finances.
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The Scottish Government is being pushed for answers on whether it will back a public inquiry into helicopter safety offshore.
A motion has been lodged in parliament celebrating plans to base a new charity air ambulance in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen has been named as the home of a new air ambulance which is expected to save countless lives across the north and north-east.
The lead singer of Leicester rock band Kasabian has said the helicopter crash was “like your worst nightmare”.
An injured hillwalker lit a fire on a mountain to guide a helicopter to his rescue.
An Aberdeenshire MP has said a public inquiry into offshore helicopter travel is “not necessary” amid union concerns over safety.
Stunning aerial images showing the work of the nation’s charity air ambulance have spurred fresh calls for a second life-saving helicopter to be based in the north-east.
A helicopter pilot took a sharp turn to avoid a plane colliding with him over Caithness, an official probe has heard.
An offshore worker who planned to sell fake watches to his colleagues was apprehended mere minutes before boarding a helicopter to his North Sea platform.
Unions will meet with Scottish Government ministers next month to rally support for a wide-ranging inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.