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Chc Crashes 332l2 In Brazil


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"CHC Reports Emergency Landing by Affiliate, Brazilian Helicopter Services

 

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2008) - CHC Helicopter Corporation ("CHC") (TSX:FLY.A)(TSX:FLY.B)(NYSE:FLI) regrets to report that an AS332L2 helicopter, operated by BHS Brazilian Helicopter Services Taxi Aereo SA ("BHS") made an emergency landing into the waters of the Campos Basin approximately 100 kilometres off the coast of Brazil at approximately 1630hrs local time, Tuesday, February 26, 2008. The helicopter was under contract to Petrobras Brasileiro SA which has released the following information in a press release: "There were 20 persons on board, 3 crew members and 17 passengers. As of 1900hrs local time, 15 persons have been rescued, 4 persons are still missing and 1 confirmed fatality. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing."

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