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2014/05 eng

Report concerning serious aviation incident on the Åsgård B plattform on 12 January 2012 with Eurocopter EC 225 LP, LN-OJE

After a precautionary landing caused by warning of low oil level in left hand hydraulic system on the oil rig Åsgård B, the helicopter started to roll towards the edge of the helideck. The loss of hydraulic oil was caused by a disengaged hydraulic union on left hand wheel brake unit. The loss of oil led to loss of wheel brakes. The helicopter was secured with chocks and all personnel evacuated with no injuries.

Facts

Location Åsgård B plattform, Haltenbanken
Occurrence date 12.01.2012
Aircraft Eurocopter EC225
Operator CHC Helikopter Service
Registration LN-OJE
Meteorological conditions VMC
County Annet/offshore
Type of occurrence Serious incident
Type of operation Scheduled air transport
Category of operation Heavy, helicopter (> 2 250kg)
Aircraft category Helicopter, Multi-engine, Turboprop/turboshaft
FIR/AOR ENOB (Bodø FIC/OFIR)