European ban on crash-prone helicopter being lifted

Completely irresponsible to resume commercial flights with the offshore helicopter type involved in a crash earlier this year, say critics in Norway, where the flight ban is being upheld.

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European flight safety authority EASA has lifted the flight ban on Super Puma, the offshore helicopter model which was involved in the tragic accident on Norway's west coast in April this year, where 13 people perished.

Norwegian and British authorities however, continue to uphold the ban.

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