Helicopter crash off Brazil kills four

Petrobras has recovered the body of the fourth person missing following a helicopter crash 100 km (62 mi) off Rio de Janeiro state.

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobras has recovered the body of the fourth person missing following a helicopter crash 100 km (62 mi) off Rio de Janeiro state. The AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter left rig P-65 in Enchova field, Campos basin, Friday afternoon.

Shortly thereafter, the Senior Taxi Aereo pilot radioed the Macae air traffic control that the helicopter was making an emergency landing at sea.

There were four passengers, including the pilot and copilot. All four were killed, according to reports by Dow Jones.

08/22/2011

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