CAA statement on Glasgow helicopter accident - 29 November 2013

Date: 30 November 2013

Our thoughts are with everyone involved in or affected by the tragic helicopter accident in Glasgow. The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) has begun a full investigation into the causes of this incident, as is normal in such circumstances, and the Civil Aviation Authority will be providing the AAIB with any support or assistance requested.

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Notes to Editors:

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