The MV Viking has declared an evacuation of every person on their ship, the MV Viking lost power off the coast if Norway, as the cruise liner began to roll violently in windgusts appraoching 48 MPH and seas that at times reached a swell height over 25 feet.
CHC Helicopters have deployed their Sikorsky S-92s and Airbus H225 Super Pumbas. They have evacuated a great handful of people, 1,300 passengers are going be evacuated from the ship. This is CHC’s largest evacuation operation they said.
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