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Lone Survivor Details Helicopter Crash

By Staff Writer | November 6, 2009
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Robert Decker, the only survivor of a March 2009 Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92 crash off Newfoundland, told a panel that he didn’t know why he is still living while 17 others perished. “There probably is no reason, just luck,” Decker told a St. John’s inquiry into the crash. His testimony detailed his underwater escape from the helicopter and then breaking out into the surface, before eventually being pulled out of the ocean by a rescue helicopter.
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