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Oct
19
2021

NTSB Final Report: Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Mexico

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The helicopter was flying over the Gulf of Mexico between two oil platforms. Flight track data showed the helicopter in cruise flight at 700 ft mean sea level (msl) before it gradually descended to 375 ft msl. Just before the data ended, the helicopter entered a left turn, descended to 150 ft msl, and slowed from about 115 knots (kts) groundspeed to about 75 kts groundspeed. The helicopter impacted the water and sank to the sea floor. The main wreckage was eventually located on the sea floor about 350 ft southwest of the last recorded flight track point.

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Tags: Gulf of Mexico NTSB
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Feb
15
2021

PHI IMPLEMENTS PIONEERING H160 OPERATION IN GULF OF MEXICO

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(Lafayette, LA, February 15, 2021) – PHI Aviation has been selected to operate four Airbus H160s to service a support contract for Shell Exploration & Production Company (SEPCO) in the Gulf of Mexico. The H160 features ground-breaking new levels of safety, comfort and schedule reliability in offshore operations. This newly executed 10-year contract marks a history entry of the aircraft into the oil and gas industry.

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Tags: Airbus Gulf of Mexico H160 PHIAviation Shell
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
15
2021

Shell selects H160 for operation by PHI in Gulf of Mexico

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Marignane, 15 February 2021 – International energy group Shell has selected leading US offshore helicopter operator PHI to operate four Airbus H160s to service a support contract in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Gulf of Mexico H160 PHI Shell
Categories: Press Releases