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A video showing several Super Puma helicopters being transported out of Aberdeen, Scotland has garnered over 60,000 views.

According to Energy Voice, the video was posted oil worker Neil Cran who said the helicopters leaving the area was a “welcomed site.”

Cran added that the helicopters were “heading south hopefully never to return.”

There have been a number of accidents involving Super Puma helicopters working for oil and gas companies.

In April, a Super Puma helicopter crashed in offshore Norway as it was travelling from Statoil’s Gulfaks B platform, killing all 13 people on board.

CHC Helicopters, the owner of the helicopter, said in May that the Accident Investigation Branch Norway believes that the EC225 LP helicopter “suffered in-flight separation of the main rotor hub from the main gearbox .”

A full investigation into the accident is still being conducted.

Super Puma flights were temporarily halted in 2013 after a crash killed four people off the coast of Shetland.

Sixteen oil workers were killed in 2009 after a Super Puma helicopter crashed into the UK North Sea.

Law enforcement officials determined that the 2009 crash was caused by the catastrophic failure of the helicopter’s main gearbox.


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