The accident happened 5 July 2016, involving Sikorsky S-92A, LN-OND, operated by Bristow Norway AS.
Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.
Until 1814, the Kingdom included the Faroe Islands (since 1035), Greenland (1261), and Iceland (1262). Norway has a total area of 385,252 square kilometres (148,747 sq mi) and a population of 5,213,985 (May 2016).
The country shares a long eastern border with Sweden (1,619 km or 1,006 mi long).
Norway is bordered by Finland and Russia to the north-east, and the Skagerrak Strait to the south, with Denmark on the other side.
Norway has an extensive coastline, facing the North Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea.