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Helicopter accident at the Ekofisk Complex

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A Bell 212 helicopter with three people on board crashed on 10 August 1991 while attempting to attach a 12-metre-long aluminium pole to the flare stack on 2/4 S.
— Bell 212 helicopter landing on Ekofisk 2/4 H. Photo: Husmo Foto/Norwegian Petroleum Museum
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The rotor suddenly came into contact with the derrick, and the helicopter was ripped to shreds under huge forces. All three on board were killed instantly.[REMOVE]Fotnote: Helgesen, Jan Petter, Start Rotoren. Helikopterets plass i norsk luftfart, Bryne, 1991.

 

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Published 24. June 2019   •   Updated 16. October 2019
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