Panther Bell Crashes
A Panther Bell Helicopter crashed en route from an oil rig. The Parent company of Panther Helicopters is John Wood Group PLC, based in Aberdeen, Scotland
Three men and the pilot were en route to shore when they went down 30 miles NE of Venice, Louisiana.
The pilot died in the crash, and two passengers sustained back injuries.
The injured were taken to LSU Medical Center New Orleans. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 helicopter and crew assisted in the rescue as well as supply vessel, “Ridge.”