Scotland's top law officer will have to wait until the end of the year to find out if prosecutors can get early access to the black box from a doomed helicopter.
The airline pilots’ union has confirmed it will launch a legal bid to stop a black box recorder from a fatal North Sea helicopter crash being handed to prosecutors.
Survivors of the 2013 Super Puma crash which killed four oil workers have launched a damages claim worth more than £5million.
The families of four oil workers who were killed in a helicopter crash could wait "years" to find out if anyone will be charged over their deaths if a judge rules that the aircraft's black box should not be handed over to Scotland's top prosecutor.
A helicopter with seven people on board was forced to make an emergency landing in Shetland today.
The families of four oil workers who died in a North Sea Super Puma crash have welcomed a landmark legal move to seize the black box from the doomed helicopter.
Scotland's top prosecutor has made a landmark legal move to access the black box recorder from a Super Puma which crashed last August killing four oil workers on board.
A service of dedication will be held at Sumburgh Airport to mark the anniversary of last year's North Sea helicopter crash off the coast of Shetland.
A North Sea helicopter crash that killed 16 people was a result of "catastrophic gear failure", a coroner has ruled.