Air Crash: Disasters Uncovered is a Documentary programme.

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Air Crash: Disasters Uncovered: Helicopter Down

Series 3, episode 10

The story of a helicopter that was badly damaged by a lightning strike while carrying 16 workers from Aberdeen to a platform in Brae oilfield. The pilot was forced to let the craft drop into the sea beneath them, but despite the high waves and bad weather all the occupants were rescued