Damaged CHC helicopter removed from rig off Brazil following crash landing

Following a “rough landing” by the helicopter owned by CHC’s Brazilian unit, BHS, a video emerged this week showing its landing on the rig’s helideck. The rig is located in the Santos Basin, in the Búzios field offshore Brazil.

In an e-mailed statement to Offshore Energy Today on Tuesday, a CHC spokesperson confirmed that the Sikorsky S92 helicopter “experienced an emergency landing.”

A spokesperson for Seadrill, a parent company of the rig owner, Sevan Drilling, told us that the extent of the damage to both the helicopter and the rig was “minor.”


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