Saturday 24 March 2018

WATCH: Three injured after helicopter's botched landing on superyacht Newsdesk and Agencies

Three people have been injured after a helicopter reportedly plunged off a superyacht in Norway.

Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said the trio were hurt on Wednesday, in what was believed to be a botched landing.

Images show the aircraft being hoisted out of the fjord in Bergen, on the south-west coast of the Scandinavian country.

According to reports, the helicopter had attempted to land on the luxury Bacarella yacht, but lost control when a tarpaulin became entangled in the rotors.

An FCO spokesman said: "We can confirm that three British people were injured in an incident in Bergen, Norway on May 10.

"We are offering assistance to them and remain in close contact with Norwegian authorities."

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