25 years ago today, the Piper Alpha oil platform exploded in the North Sea; 167 died

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  1. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    Piper Alpha survivors remember disaster, 25 years on
    much more at Guardian link above

    Piper Alpha (Wiki)
     
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  3. tezi

    tezi Member of Websleuths since 2000.

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    It's been that long ago? I remember that like yesterday.

    It will be 21 years ago that I lost a member of my family due to an oil well explosion. He's was blown right off of the derricks, thanks to a computer failure not shutting down the well.
     
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    wfgodot Former Member

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    Daily Mail, other stories:

    'I thought I pushed him over the edge, I thought I killed him': Survivor of Piper Alpha oil rig disaster relives the fear and panic 25 years later
    more at the link
     
  5. meanmaryjean

    meanmaryjean Verified RN (Pediatrics Specialty)

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    I remember this story - the article is beautifully written.
     

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