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Cougar Helicopters

By Wikipedia,
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cougar_Helicopters

Cougar Helicopters (a VIH Aviation Group Company) is a St. John’s based commercial helicopter company servicing offshore oil and gas fields off the coast of Newfoundland. Cougar has permanent facilities in St. John’s and Halifax. The company is affiliated with Bristow Helicopters which has a financial stake in Cougar.

Cougar Helicopters Incorporated
Cougar helicopters logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
CHI COUGAR
Founded Halifax, Nova Scotia
Commenced operations 1987
Hubs St. John’s, Newfoundland
Destinations Hibernia GBS
White Rose oil field
Terra Nova
Parent company VIH Aviation Group
Headquarters St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Key people Ken Norie, President and CEO
Hank Williams, General Manager
Website www.cougar.ca/

Services

Sikorsky S-92 landing at Ilulissat Airport, Greenland.

Sikorsky S-92 landing at Ilulissat Airport, Greenland.

Cougar Helicopters currently services platforms and ships located off Newfoundland in the:

  • Hibernia Field
  • Terra Nova Field
  • White Rose Field
  • Hebron-Ben Nevis Field

Fleet

Cougar Helicopter, St. Johns, NL

Cougar Helicopter, St. Johns, NL

Cougar Helicopters operates a fleet of heavy helicopters:

  • Sikorsky S-92

Incidents and accidents

On 12 March 2009, Cougar Helicopters Flight 91, a Cougar Sikorsky S-92A helicopter carrying 18 passengers and crew en route to an oil platform off the coast of Newfoundland, ditched and sank in 178 metres of water. 17 of the 18 people on board died in the crash.




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Published in May 2019.












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