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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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Helicopter operator Bond grounds Super Puma fleet

Bond has joined other major helicopter operators in grounding its Super Puma aircrafts following the deaths of four North Sea oil workers in a crash.

A Bond spokesman said:

At this time, and until further information becomes available, Bond Offshore Helicopters will not be operating any of its Super Puma aircraft fleet, with the exception of our Jigsaw rescue aircraft which will be available for life-at-risk missions. All other flight operations continue as scheduled.

CHC, the company operating the flight that crashed off Shetland on Friday, and Bristow have also grounded their Super Puma fleet.

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