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Bob Ballantyne : a survivor recalls the Piper Alpha North Sea oil rig disaster in 1988
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Ballantyne, Bob, 1942–2004 (speaker, male)
Bob Ballantyne, a survivor of the Piper Alpha North Sea oil rig disaster in 1988 which killed 167 people, describes some of the events that took place that night.
This is a short extract from a life story oral history interview recorded by National Life Stories and published on the CD 'National Life Stories 1987-2007'.