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Helicopter firm 'dismissed fears'

Oil workers who expressed concerns about their helicopters were reportedly told to put on "big boy pants" in the weeks before the crash off Shetland that killed four people.

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Shetland helicopter wreckage being brought ashore

The wreckage from the helicopter crash in the Shetlands is being brought ashore for inspection by a team from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB).

Shetland coastguard manager John Webster earlier said:

The heavy-lift ship is out at the moment trying to recover what wreckage it can from the sea. After that the Air Accidents Investigation Branch will decide where to take it.

A lot of our crew are shocked, to say the least. We've dealt with a few air crashes before. Each one is different but each is as sad as the last.

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