Man, 58, dies after helicopter ditches in a loch in Scotland's Western Isles

Mail Online | 6/14/2018 | Nic White For Mailonline
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A man died when his commercial helicopter crashed into a loch in Scotland's Western Isles.

The 58-year-old was the only one on board the helicopter when it ditched in Loch Scadavay in North Uist about 10:15am on Wednesday.

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The AS350 Squirrel was working for the Scottish Salmon Company when it crashed but was not carrying fish, its owner said.

The company has numerous sites in the Outer Hebrides including a major hatchery at Langass which is near Loch Scadavay.

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Residents said the helicopter was used for tours to St Kilda and for work on fish farms, and was lying in the loch for an hour after it crashed.

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