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    Helicopter ditches in North Sea

    News // May 11, 2012

    Aberdeen Coastguard has confirmed that a helicopter was forced to ditch into the North Sea 30 miles east of Aberdeen on Thursday 10 May.

    14 people on board were confirmed to be in a liferaft and rescue units quickly on scene.

    Aberdeen Coastguard was alerted at 12.15pm that a Bond helicopter was on route from Aberdeen to Maersk Resilient and then onwards to ENSCO 102 (jack up drilling rigs) when they broadcast an alert that they were forced to ditch the aircraft into the sea.

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