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Long-time Coatesville employer Sikorsky Aircraft announced Tuesday it will lay off 160 full-time employees and more than 500 contractors at its facility in Coatesville. Sikorsky spokesman Paul Jackson said in a statement to the Philadelphia Inquirer that: “Sustained decreases in oil prices continue to drive significant declines in capital investments by oil companies in offshore oil exploration projects impacting Sikorsky and resulting in reduced production levels.”  The paper reports that the layoffs will total 1,400 people, including Sikorsky facilities in Connecticut and in Poland.