News from Sumburgh Airport
The decline in numbers at Sumburgh Airport has resulted from the oil and gas industry downturn. PASSENGER numbers at Sumburgh Airport for the first quarter of 2016 were down by over five per cent compared to the same period last year. A total of 60,962 ...
Over at Sumburgh Airport, Avril Irvine works on the check-in desk with Sandra Moore and we see how they cope when they have to deal with an influx of additional passengers when bad weather shuts Scatsta Airport on the north of the island. The series ...
A report published by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) on Tuesday said the helicopter's instruments were not effectively monitored during the final seconds of its approach to Sumburgh Airport on August 23. Experts reported the helicopter's ...
Investigators have revealed it took just 30 seconds for a routine helicopter flight to turn into a tragic disaster. The CHC-operated Super Puma plunged into the sea off Shetland because its crew failed to monitor cockpit instruments properly. Sarah ...
It said the appropriate flight instrument displays had not been monitored adequately on approach to Sumburgh Airport in Shetland and the helicopter was flying too slowly. The CHC-operated aircraft had 16 passengers aboard when it plunged into the sea ...
They concluded that the crew of the Super Puma, which crashed into the sea near Sumburgh Airport, had not “monitored effectively” flight instruments. Four of the 16 offshore workers aboard died. The UK Department for Transport's air accidents ...
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Zip Code from Sumburgh Airport
ZE3 9JP
Sumburgh Airport
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The Lerwick Hotel The Lerwick Hotel
15 South Road
ZE1 0RB Lerwick
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Veensgarth
ZE2 9SB Tingwall, Shetland
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Holmsgarth Road
ZE1 0PW Lerwick