October 22nd, 2012
12:01 PM ET

Helicopter makes emergency water landing

[Updated 12:29 p.m.] All 19 people who were on the helicopter are accounted for, UK officials tell CNN.

[Updated 12:01 p.m.] A helicopter with 19 people on board made an emergency water landing Monday in Scotland.

The Scottish navy said the chopper ditched a term for making a forced landing near the southern tip of Shetland.

Lifeboats were launched to help bring people safely back to land.

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  1. musa victor

    Thank God for the fast rescue. Good job

    October 22, 2012 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Carboni

      You would think a helicopter landing would be more dangerous(deadly) but I guess with good training, it doesn't have to be.

      October 22, 2012 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Confused

    Scottish Navy, don't think so!

    October 22, 2012 at 1:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • mitch

      dont matter what navy as long as the lads are ok

      October 23, 2012 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Portland tony

    Whose Navy? Scotland may get a navy depending on their bid for independence from GB goes! Scottish Navy went away in the early 1700's.

    October 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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