Incident Disclosure 2016

Helicopter Incident – Bird Strike

February 2, 2016

Statoil Canada Ltd. has reported that on January 29, 2016, a helicopter operated by Canadian Helicopters Canada departing from the West Hercules struck a bird during lift off. The helicopter returned to the heli-deck. Passengers were briefed on the occurrence and disembarked from the helicopter. There were 12 passengers and two crew members onboard.

An aircraft maintenance engineer was dispatched to the West Hercules on January 31st. Following inspection the helicopter was confirmed to be safe for flight and returned to St. John’s with no further incident.

Media Contacts:

Statoil Contact:
Alex Collins
Communications Lead
c. (709) 769-8967

Sean Kelly APR, FCPRS
Manager of Public Relations
(709) 778-1418

Incident Disclosures 2016

Nov 28, 2016Injured Worker – Injuries to Chin and Wrist
Oct 5, 2016Helicopter Return to Base
Aug 1, 2016Injured Worker – Hip Injury
Jul 15, 2016Unauthorized Discharge/Impairment of Safety Critical Equipment
May 11, 2016Flame Detection
May 6, 2016Major Injury
Apr 26, 2016High Potential Near Miss
Apr 8, 2016High Potential Near Miss/Dropped Object
Apr 1, 2016High Potential Near Miss
Feb 18, 2016Unauthorized Discharge of Glycol
Feb 2, 2016Helicopter Incident – Bird Strike
Jan 19, 2016Near Miss – Empty Container Lost Overboard