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Danish Lynx helicopters return to flight operations

14th September 2011 - 12:02 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London

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Danish Lynx helicopters have restarted flying operations after an accident in Greenland grounded the fleet.

An investigation is underway into the incident, which occurred on 22 August as the aircraft prepared to land on a Danish Navy ocean patrol vessel.

Once given a thorough inspection, the aircraft have been cleared to fly, allowing 24-hour emergency service operations in Greenland to be restored.

Chairman of the Defence Air Accident Investigation Commission, Colonel Karsten Schultz, said that work was ongoing to find the cause of the accident.

'We have found the cause of emergency landing, namely a broken drive shaft to the

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Tony Osborne

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Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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