A dozen North Sea oil workers who survived when a chopper ditched in the water will receive payouts of at least £100,000 ($172,000) after the manufacturer accepted liability for the accident.
There were nineteen passengers and crew on board when the Super Puma ditched 32 miles south-west of Shetland in October 2012.
A 186-page report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch blamed a gearbox failure.
The manufacturer — Airbus Helicopters — have accepted liability.
Twelve of those on board, including five Scots, suffered injuries and trauma.
Jonathan Garcia, 34, told the Daily Record: “Barely a day goes by when I do not think of the ditching. It was incredibly traumatic.”
A separate crash in Clutha killed 10 people last November.
Four others died in a crash off Shetland last August.