Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has circulated a report of a near-miss incident involving refuelling of helicopters. The incident occurred when the fuel supply to the aircraft was interrupted and introduced fuel/air mix delivery to the aircraft, which caused the tank vent valves to close and build-up of pressure causing the sponson to rupture.
Please see the attached for further information. Any additional questions can be directed to Rebecca Borresen, OGUK HSSE Senior Business Analyst, [email protected]
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