Louisiana, United States.—A helicopter with four people on board has collapsed this thursday morning in the Gulf of MexicoAuthorities in the United States have been reported.
The accident was reported at 8:40 am today and Immediately launched a search operation for the four people and the aircraftReporting Officer Jose Hernandez, District 8 Spokesman Coast Guard Based in New Orleans, America,
According to the first report, the helicopter had left an oil platformpossibly than mexican oil (PEMEX), bound for the United States when it capsized about 10 miles southwest of Pasque, one of the main navigation channels at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
As of this Thursday afternoon, agents were conducting searches by boat and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter They haven’t told the symptoms of the four people, nor the helicopter,
“We are still looking for all four of them … We haven’t found any,” Hernandez told the press and clarified that it was not ruled out that the weather was the cause of the accident.
Hernandez said that The helicopter pilot and three oil rig workers are among the four missing.Since by this means it was customary to transport workers to and from oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
Lacey Scarborough told the press America that her husband david scarboroughThe Mississippi Gulf Coast resident with whom she is expecting a child is one of four people missing.
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On December 15, the Coast Guard also rescued three people after this. A helicopter crashed off the coast of Louisiana They were trying to land on the oil platform, which is located about 96 km west of the area where the latest accident occurred today.