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British victim of Norway helicopter crash identified

Iain Stuart was among 13 people killed in the helicopter crash Credit: Via STV

The British national who died in a helicopter crash off the coast of Norway has been named locally as Iain Stuart, 41, from Laurencekirk in Aberdeenshire.

Mr Stuart was working for oilfield services company Halliburton, which earlier confirmed that four of its employees were among the 13 victims of the crash.

The Airbus Super Puma went down on Friday off the Norwegian coast while on its way to shore from Statoil's Gullfaks B platform in the North Sea.

Following the crash, the UK Civil Aviation Authority suspended flights of a particular model of Super Puma helicopter.

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