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Puma Crash

Postby Tom.com » Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:18 pm

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Re: Puma Crash

Postby Saracenman » Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:47 pm

just been watching it on the news - very sad indeed

they were saying that not only did the Puma have flotation bags, but it had two self-righting life rafts - both of which were found upturned - odd

also, the immersion suits, which are compulsory for crew and pax, are supposed to be good for four to six hours

the accident was only thirteen miles offshore - all very very odd and very sad

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Re: Puma Crash

Postby Mayfly » Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:52 am

it's the second super puma crash in couple of months, the first were lucky as it only come down 500yds from the rig
and all survived

very sad........ the North sea is never warm whatever time of year
In memory of a very dear friend - Mike Pearson

Very fond memories of Robbie Gilvary - DTs 1st Vulcan Captain who taught DT all he knew.
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Re: Puma Crash

Postby Mayfly » Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:10 pm

I see they have said on todays news it was caused by a catastrophic failure of the gear box & there are now calls to ground them.........
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Re: Puma Crash

Postby Saracenman » Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:15 pm

not good :(
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