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µ-VIS: Multidisciplinary, Multiscale, Microtomographic Volume Imaging

Norway helicopter accident investigation

The Super Puma helicopter which crashed off Norway
The Super Puma helicopter which crashed off Norway (source:

The µ-VIS X-Ray Imaging Centre provided tomographic imaging expertise to QinetiQ who, on behalf of the AIBN, is investigating into the recent air accident involving a Super Puma helicopter. The centre's specialised equipment allowed for detailed non-destructive examination of key components. 

The Air Accident Investigation Board Norway published a preliminary report on June the 28th, 2016. The story was also covered by BBC.

- the investigation is still ongoing - 

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