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  1. Low oil prices force CHC Group into bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    CHC Group Ltd., the parent company of Vancouver-based CHC Helicopter, is the latest company to feel the squeeze from the downtown in oil prices. It has filed for bankruptcy protection in Texas as part of a restructuring to strengthen its financial position by reducing long-term debt while allowing it to continue operating its fleet of aircraft.

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  2. CHC Group Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petitions to Facilitate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    IRVING, TEXAS, May 5, 2016 -- CHC Group today announced that the Company and certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas to facilitate the restructuring of its balance sheet and fleet, and position the Company for long-term success. The reorganization is expected to strengthen CHC's financial position by reducing long-term debt and enhancing financial flexibility while allowing the Company to manage and operate its fleet of aircraft.

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  3. Some Airbus helicopters grounded after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | MarketWatch

    ... In those countries, the EC225 is still available for emergency operations. On Friday, an EC225 flown by CHC Helicopter Services crashed en route to Norway's Bergen Airport from Statoil ASA's Gullfaks B oil field, killing all 13 people onboard. The ...

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  4. UPDATE 2-Airbus Helicopters lifts ban on some Super Puma flightsRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | Reuters

    ... Puma has been in operation since the 1970s. There are 800 in operation worldwide. Some operators including CHC Helicopter, the owner of the crashed helicopter, said they were keeping Super Pumas grounded. Search-and-rescue operations were not ...

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  5. UPDATE 1-Airbus Helicopters lifts ban on some Super Puma flightsRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | Reuters

    ... flights could resume elsewhere, subject to the decision of each operator. Some operators, including CHC Helicopter whose helicopter crashed while returning from a Norwegian oil platform on Friday, continued to keep their Super Puma fleets grounded. ...

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  6. Airbus Helicopters lifts ban on some Super Pumas flightsRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | Reuters

    ... flights could resume elsewhere, subject to the decision of each operator. Some operators, including CHC Helicopter whose helicopter crashed while returning from a Norwegian oil platform on Friday, continue to keep their Super Puma fleets on the ...

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  7. First picture of British victim of horrific Norway helicopter crash that left 13 people deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... sea. The aircraft was a Eurocopter EC225LP, the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority said, and was operated by CHC Helicopter, owned by U.S. private equity firm First Reserve. The maintenance of the helicopter was delayed twice last year, an official ...

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  8. The Latest: UK air accident investigators heading to NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Weyburn Review

    ... nter. Sjursoe said the Eurocopter EC-225 helicopter was carrying 11 passengers and two pilots and belonged to CHC Helicopter, which could not be immediately reached for comment.

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  9. Aberdeenshire man killed in Norway helicopter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Kincardineshire Today

    ... Airport in Bergen on Friday. Field operators Statoil said the pilots - a Norwegian and an Italian - were CHC Helicopter staff and the Briton killed was a 41-year-old working for Houston-based Halliburton. The 10 other Norwegian passengers were ...

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  10. Briton aged 41 among 13 people killed in Norway helicopter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | This is Oxfordshire

    ... Airport in Bergen on Friday. Field operators Statoil said the pilots - a Norwegian and an Italian - were CHC Helicopter staff and the Briton killed was a 41-year-old working for Houston-based Halliburton. The 10 other Norwegian passengers were ...

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  11. Wrecked helicopter fuselage raised from the sea in NorwayRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 30 | KDWN

    ... Moholt, the Danish robotics company Welltec, and Statoil. The two pilots - a Norwegian and the Italian - were CHC Helicopter staff. One of the victims was a 32-year-old Norwegian woman with Schlumberger while the British victim was a 41-year-old man ...

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  12. Search for bodies in Norway chopper crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | The Mercury

    ... firms Aker Solutions and Karsten Moholt and Danish robotics company Welltec, and Statoil. The two pilots were CHC Helicopter staff. No further details were available. The Airbus EC-225LP helicopter was en route from the Statoil-operated Gullfaks B ...

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  13. Spotlight: 13 feared dead as helicopter crashes in North SeaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | Xinhuanet

    ... vibrations." Statoil said that it was a CHC-operated helicopter on assignment for the company. Canada-based CHC Helicopter is owned by a U.S. private equity firm First Reserve. Following the incident, Statoil has temporarily grounded all equivalent ...

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  14. Norway oil-rig helicopter crash kills 13; flying ban issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... It was effective immediately and "would remain in force until revoked." The helicopter belonged to B.C.-based CHC Helicopter. The company issued a statement offering its condolences to the families of the victims and saying it's cooperating with the ...

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  15. Oil rig helicopter crashes off Norwegian coast, 13 presumed deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Reuters

    ... approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency. Airbus did not comment on that. The flight was operated by CHC Helicopter, owned by U.S. private equity firm First Reserve. CHC Helicopter said the aircraft was fully compliant with Norwegian ...

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  16. The Latest: Black boxes found in Norwegian helicopter crashRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... nter. Sjursoe said the Eurocopter EC-225 helicopter was carrying 11 passengers and two pilots and belonged to CHC Helicopter, which could not be immediately reached for comment.

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  17. Norway helicopter crash: Shocking video shows rotor blades becoming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... sea. The aircraft was a Eurocopter EC225LP, the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority said, and was operated by CHC Helicopter, owned by U.S. private equity firm First Reserve. The maintenance of the helicopter was delayed twice last year, an official ...

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  18. Norway: Crashed helicopter had maintenance delayed twice in 2015: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | DNA India

    ... 00 flying hours ... and the other was also for 100 flying hours." A spokeswoman at the helicopter's operator, CHC Helicopter, which is owned by U.S. private equity firm First Reserve, was not immediately able to comment when contacted by Reuters.

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    Friday Apr 29 | Times of Oman

    ... EC225LP, but said it was too early to say anything about the cause of the crash. The flight was operated by CHC Helicopter, owned by US private equity firm First Reserve, it said. Airbus Helicopters, a subsidiary of Airbus Group, which is what ...

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  20. Crashed helicopter had maintenance delayed twice in 2015-reportRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | Reuters

    ... flying hours ... and the other was also for 100 flying hours." A spokeswoman at the helicopter's operator, CHC Helicopter, which is owned by U.S. private equity firm First Reserve, was not immediately able to comment when contacted by Reuters. ...

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