Friday, April 29, 2016

A helicopter has crashed in Norway

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 — A helicopter has crashed near Fjell . At least 15 passengers feared dead ~NRK
Norwegian police have told the broadcaster NTB that there were 13 people on board the helicopter when it came down. The area has frequent helicopter traffic servicing offshore oil platforms in the North Sea off the Norwegian coast. The Rescue Coordination Center has yet to receive any information about any survivors.
“We do not know the sequence of events or what the helicopter to come down,” Bjorn Jarle, from the Rescue Coordination Center for South Norway.
A helicopter has crashed off the west coast of Norway near Bergen. A number of people are visible in the sea, while the helicopter was totally destroyed, witnesses told the TV2 news channel, as cited by Reuters.
“We have received many, many reports of a helicopter crash just west of Turoy near Bergen. Many people have reported that they heard an explosion and saw smoke. We can confirm that a helicopter has crashed and that there are people in the sea,” police told the Verdens Gang newspaper.RT News

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