Bristow Helicopter Involved in Accident

HOUSTON, February 28, 2024 — Bristow Group Inc. confirmed today that one of its search and rescue helicopters, registration LN-OIJ, was involved in an accident at about 19:40 CET today approximately nine nautical miles west of Bergen, Norway. The aircraft, which is contracted to a civilian customer, was conducting a training exercise at the time of the accident.     

There were six people onboard, including the two pilots. All six people have been recovered and have been transported or are enroute to a hospital in Bergen.    

The Company is in the process of collecting pertinent information and will provide updates as appropriate.

About Bristow Group

Bristow Group Inc. is the leading global provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions. Bristow primarily provides aviation services to a broad base of offshore energy companies and government entities. The Company’s aviation services include personnel transportation, search and rescue (“SAR”), medevac, fixed-wing transportation, uncrewed air systems and ad hoc helicopter services.

Bristow currently has customers in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the Dutch Caribbean, the Falkland Islands, India, Ireland, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Spain, Suriname, Trinidad, the UK, and the U.S. To learn more, visit our website at


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