Cougar Helicopter Returns to St. John’s After Warning Light


Cougar Helicopter flight 441 was forced to return to St. John’s this afternoon after a warning light came on indicating that landing gear indicator light went off.

The helicopter was headed to the Henry Goodrich carrying 10 passengers.

The company dispatched a secondary helicopter to act an an escort.

The helicopter landed without incident this afternoon. It was greeted by firefighters, police, and paramedics.

No injuries were reported.

Back in 2009 Cougar Helicopters Flight 91 ditched en route to the SeaRose FPSO in the White Rose oil field and Hibernia Platform in the Hibernia oilfield off the coast of Newfoundland 55 km east-southeast of St. John's, Newfoundland. Of the eighteen aboard, only one survived.


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