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Norden ship rescues 19 from helicopter crash-landed at sea

The D/S Norden ship Nord Nightingale participated in a rescue operation off the coast of Shetland yesterday, where a helicopter carrying 19 people en route to drilling oil rig had crash-landed at sea.

Monday afternoon, the product tank ship Nord Nightingale was involved in a rescue operation off the coast of Shetland, where 19 people en route from Aberdeen to a drilling rig had been forced to crash-land at sea.

The ship, operated by the Norden pool Nordient Product Pool, was on its way from Primorsk, Russia to Belfast, Northern Ireland, when it became involved in the rescue operation. In addition to three lifeboats from the UK Coastguard, one of the ships own lifeboats was also used in the operation, which means that all 19 passengers were saved and brought onboard the Nord Nightingale.

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