Report: Helicopter firm connected to Glasgow crash

The company that has grounded part of its helicopter fleet is believed to have operated the police helicopter that crashed in Glasgow last month.

According to media reports, Bond Air Services operated the EC135 helicopter on behalf of Police Scotland and employed the pilot who died in the incident.

The company confirmed to ITV News that it has grounded its UK fleet of EC135 aircraft after a "defect" was detected in one of them.

A statement on its website said the firm is "committed by law to ensuring that the proper compensation is paid to all those who have suffered loss" in the incident.

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