Fatal accident

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Nov 9, 2005
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CHC Helicopter Corporation ("CHC") (TSX: FLY.A and FLY.B; NYSE: FLI) regrets to confirm that one of its Eurocopter AS365N
type aircraft crashed in the East Irish Sea at approximately 1835 hours, UK
time today (Wednesday December 27, 2006). Six bodies have now been recovered from the area. The emergency services are presently continuing their search for the remaining person involved. The aircraft was carrying five passengers and two crew.
CHC President and Chief Executive Officer Sylvain Allard said: "All of us
are deeply, deeply saddened by this tragic accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and we are doing everything we can to help with the Search and Rescue operation. This is a small community and these are our friends and family."
The accident happened near the North Morecambe platform, on a flight from the Millom West platform to the North Morecambe platform. CHC is liaising
closely with the authorities in the ongoing search. Further details will be
released when more information becomes available.
 

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