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Heli Malongo Helicopter Down in Angola

Old 27th Sep 2016, 10:50
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Heli Malongo Helicopter Down in Angola

A Heli Malongo Bell 430 helicopter is reported as having gone down offshore Angola yesterday. 4 bodies have been found but the pilot and 1 passenger are still missing
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Old 27th Sep 2016, 12:09
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Scary stuff. Condolences. RIP. Very sad
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Old 27th Sep 2016, 14:40
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Four people died and two were missing after a helicopter crashed en route to a Chevron oil platform off the Angolan coast, the U.S. oil company said on Tuesday.

The helicopter left Malongo port in Angola's Cabinda province on Monday at 1523 local time to make the short journey to the Tombua-Landana offshore oil platform but never arrived.

"The helicopter did not reach its intended destination. It was carrying five passengers and one pilot," Chevron said in a statement, adding that one of the passengers was an employee while four others were contractors.

"Extensive search and rescue activities continue for those who remain missing."

Chevron did not say if there was any impact on oil production from the crash or the search and rescue operation, which involved 19 marine vessels and three helicopters.

Angola competes with Nigeria to be Africa's largest oil exporter, shipping around 1.7 million barrels per day, mainly to Asian markets.
Helicopter crashes en route to Chevron Angola oil platform, at least four dead | Reuters

Also a Korean Navy Super Lynx crashed into the sea of South Korea during a Military Exercise, occupants still missing!

Parts of crashed helicopter recovered, search efforts under way: Navy
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Old 27th Sep 2016, 17:47
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Sad news indeed. RIP.
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Old 6th Oct 2016, 09:56
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After an exhaustive search operation the Pilot and last remaining passenger have been found in the Aircraft.

Condolences to Shane & Jade for the loss of there Father a much respected guy and a true gent RIP Jimmy.
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