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James Costello
James and the Giant leopard .. a present to my son from an always generous and loving friend
Originally printed on April 2, 2009 in the Family Announcements.
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James Costello, 24, from Aberdeen was one of 16 people who died in a helicopter crash in the North Sea while returning from a BP oil rig on 1 April, 2009.He was contracted to PSN (Production Services Network) who provide engineering, operations and maintenance services to energy companies.PSN chief executive officer Bob Keiller said: "James was a computer enthusiast who started his career in new media development but was eager to join the offshore oil and gas industry."He first worked for us in January 2006 in a variety of roles and was a planner on the BP project. His colleagues have paid tribute to a young man's enthusiasm and passion for his job."Our deepest sympathies go to James' mother Verona and the rest of his family, friends and colleagues. The oil industry has lost one of its brightest prospects and he will be sorely missed."

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James, James, James, son,...

graeme reid

28 April 2009

James, James, James, son, brother, nephew, best friend, friend and aquaintance
the world is a poorer place with your passing. Everyone loved you, but no one could help you and your friends, in your time of need, For this we are truely sorry.
Loved and remembered Graeme & Jackie Reid.

I’m very sad to...

Andrew Fay

14 April 2009

I’m very sad to hear of the loss of James, We had not kept in touch for a while but I used to play online games with him when I was younger and went to a couple of gaming events with him in England (WoF and BanLanRisng).

He was a truly nice person and never heard him say a bad word about anyone.

My deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.

There must be many...

Patrick Muirhead

06 April 2009

There must be many tens thousands of people around this country and the world who have seen this young man's hopeful, kind face and felt so desperately sorry for those who were close to him. I am nearing the end of my helicopter pilot training and hope, one day soon, to be entrusted with the care of people like James in the North Sea. I will remember one face always. Safe journey ahead, James.

As childhood friends I...

Arrash Nekonam

06 April 2009

As childhood friends I have the memories of us playing computer games for hours and eating your mum's fine cooking. I feel sad that we did not keep in touch over the last 14 years but I am happy to see you lived your life to the full and achieved great things. I cannot even begin to think how much you will be missed by your family and friends but I send out my deepest condolences to all of them in the hope that they can get through this difficult time.

I'm glad to have known you dear friend, may you forever rest in peace.

Moose - your passing...

Simon Dix

05 April 2009

Moose - your passing is a tragic loss to a great many people. One of the nicest, most switched-on and friendly people you could hope to meet. I'll always remember you showing us the broken bits of the wingmirror on your car still trying to work after some halfwit had vandalised it when you were away. You weren't bitter or angry about it, like I would have been, you took it in your stride and just laughed (and made us laugh) and showed us how daft it looked with this bunch of wiring and leds waving about and flashing aimlessly where the mirror unit used to be. I'll always remember that with a smile. It's a privilege to have met you and impossible to take in that I won't have that pleasure again. My thoughts and all my sympathy are with your family and friends.

R.I.P James, you will...

Rick Steer

05 April 2009

R.I.P James, you will be sorely missed.

It only seems like yesterday I was persuading his Mum to let him come to one of the early BLRs at Highfield.. I remember picking up a quiet, polite 15yr old lad from Boro train station who seemed nothing like his online persona.

Over the 10 years I've known Moose I've witnessed him change from the quiet school boy into the confident, happy go lucky young man that we'll all remember him as.

I miss you Moose, our gaming sessions together and the screams of Moooooooooooooose as you join the servers.

James, I was on...


05 April 2009

I was on the Miller a few weeks ago and although I never knew you personally I remember you eating your dinner with us a few times and coming down the gym for some circuit training. You were a nice lad with a very friendly nature

I was shocked and devastated to hear about what happened to you an the rest of the lads in this terrible accident.

My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time..

Tris Gallagher

Words are failing me...

Ana Hughes

03 April 2009

Words are failing me really .. James was always 'moosey' to me since I knew him as a young and shy lad of 15. He was a wonderful friend, a great gentle and generous young man and someone who I considered a surrogate son. I was proud in every possible way of having known him .. I miss him so much .. Thank you for letting us all share your life ..

To moose.thank you for...

Alex Ponting - Hoggan

03 April 2009

To moose.thank you for playing games and things with cousins chris and thom will allways remember you and are very sad.auntie sandra and uncle sandy will help the boys and your family through these hard from alex age 9 vi and les.

James was an inspirational...

Maija Young

03 April 2009

James was an inspirational friend to me. We kept in touch since uni and I am just glad I got to see him after Christmas when he was staying over in London. My heartfelt condolences go out to his family. What a tragedy. He will be sorely missed.

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