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Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones
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Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 10:03 PM 90,556 Views 59 Comments

The Greystones Coast Guard has shared images of the helicopter rescue.

'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available
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'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available

Jan 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,702 Views 14 Comments

An internal Department of Defence briefing highlights the restrictions on where the Coast Guard helicopter can reach.

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety
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'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety

Jan 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,329 Views 12 Comments

The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels
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'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 17,858 Views 29 Comments

Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.

Gardaí investigate after Coast Guard helicopter 'hit by a green laser multiple times'
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Gardaí investigate after Coast Guard helicopter 'hit by a green laser multiple times'

May 29th 2019, 5:26 PM 30,042 Views 40 Comments

Such lasers can cause glare and flash blindness. In this case, the helicopter was able to continue to the Aran Island.

Cause of Leicester City helicopter crash revealed by investigators as accident report is published
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Cause of Leicester City helicopter crash revealed by investigators as accident report is published

Dec 6th 2018, 4:33 PM 41,232 Views 17 Comments

A helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium killed five people on board in October.

Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash
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Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash

Sep 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,466 Views 1 Comment

One woman survived the crash with injuries and has been airlifted to the capital.

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia
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18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

Aug 4th 2018, 9:34 AM 6,746 Views 2 Comments

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

Nasa is sending a helicopter that weighs less than 2kg to Mars
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Nasa is sending a helicopter that weighs less than 2kg to Mars

May 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,448 Views 11 Comments

The helicopter is being sent as part of the Mars 2020 mission.

Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter
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Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:26 PM 17,960 Views 0 Comments

It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.

Five dead in New York helicopter crash
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Five dead in New York helicopter crash

Mar 12th 2018, 6:44 AM 26,315 Views 1 Comment

The pilot managed to escape the wreckage.

13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre
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13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre

Feb 17th 2018, 5:38 PM 11,167 Views 6 Comments

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico at 11.39pm Irish time last night.

Elk dies after leaping at low flying helicopter
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Elk dies after leaping at low flying helicopter

Feb 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 81,531 Views 31 Comments

The two people on board weren’t seriously hurt.

Three dead after tour helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon
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Three dead after tour helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon

Feb 11th 2018, 10:22 AM 23,886 Views 11 Comments

Another four people were injured in the crash.

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home
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Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

Jan 31st 2018, 7:34 AM 13,104 Views 0 Comments

Four people were aboard the Robinson R44 helicopter when it went down.

Four dead after helicopter and aircraft involved in mid-air collision
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Four dead after helicopter and aircraft involved in mid-air collision

Nov 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 22,379 Views 7 Comments

The crash occurred just after midday.

Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma
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Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma

Sep 8th 2017, 10:34 PM 17,768 Views 15 Comments

The six male dolphins were placed on foam mattresses and flown to the southwestern side of Cuba to avoid the storm landfall.

Pilot falls to his death from helicopter he was flying in Belgium
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Pilot falls to his death from helicopter he was flying in Belgium

Sep 4th 2017, 8:24 PM 15,524 Views 16 Comments

The accident took place during a parachute display near the city of Liege yesterday afternoon.

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland
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Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

Jul 21st 2017, 6:10 PM 32,162 Views 46 Comments

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter
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Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:12 PM 46,808 Views 19 Comments

A commercial helicopter pilot donated his time and the use of the helicopter at his own expense.

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says
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Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

Jun 28th 2017, 6:10 PM 20,441 Views 65 Comments

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming
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Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming

Jun 21st 2017, 7:57 PM 19,643 Views 22 Comments

The Coast Guard was called to the River Slaney in Enniscorthy at around 5pm.

Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth
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Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth

Jun 15th 2017, 10:27 PM 15,880 Views 10 Comments

Erendira Wallenda pulled off the stunt five years to the day her husband Nik walked a tightrope over the falls.

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble
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Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

May 23rd 2017, 9:50 PM 22,967 Views 5 Comments

Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.

Wreckage of Rescue 116 recovered but no sign of missing crew members
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Wreckage of Rescue 116 recovered but no sign of missing crew members

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:15 PM 54,695 Views 15 Comments

Crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith are still missing.

'No mechanical anomalies' discovered in initial analysis of R116 flight recorders
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'No mechanical anomalies' discovered in initial analysis of R116 flight recorders

Apr 1st 2017, 5:15 PM 29,695 Views 44 Comments

The AAIU said it was mindful that S-92A helicopters are in operation around the world in a variety of roles.

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today
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Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

Apr 1st 2017, 7:48 AM 14,649 Views 10 Comments

The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.

All five bodies recovered from downed helicopter as Welsh police release photo of crash site
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All five bodies recovered from downed helicopter as Welsh police release photo of crash site

Mar 31st 2017, 6:30 PM 30,969 Views 5 Comments

All of the victims were from the same family.

Recovery of the bodies of five family members killed in a helicopter crash to continue today
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Recovery of the bodies of five family members killed in a helicopter crash to continue today

Mar 31st 2017, 8:35 AM 21,189 Views 3 Comments

Two of the victims were yesterday named locally as Kevin and Ruth Burke from Hulcote, near Milton Keynes.

Dublin-born woman among five victims of helicopter crash in Welsh mountains
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Dublin-born woman among five victims of helicopter crash in Welsh mountains

Mar 30th 2017, 8:21 PM 131,049 Views 43 Comments

The bodies have yet to be recovered or formally identified.

'Extremely poor visibility' hampering rescue efforts for Dublin-bound helicopter in Irish Sea
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'Extremely poor visibility' hampering rescue efforts for Dublin-bound helicopter in Irish Sea

Mar 30th 2017, 7:09 AM 15,123 Views 6 Comments

The aerial search has been suspended until the weather improves.

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy
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Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

Mar 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 86,909 Views 34 Comments

The Coast Guard member’s body was recovered from the wreckage and brought ashore today.

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today
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Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Mar 24th 2017, 8:20 AM 10,793 Views 3 Comments

Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.

'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116
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'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116

Mar 16th 2017, 12:45 AM 22,690 Views 9 Comments

Shane Ross spoke softly of the families being “devastated”.

Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew
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Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew

Mar 15th 2017, 4:58 PM 45,461 Views 16 Comments

Search teams are looking for three missing crew men.

Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash
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Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash

Mar 14th 2017, 4:30 PM 243,151 Views 129 Comments

She was a well-known senior pilot with the Coast Guard.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 13th 2017, 7:51 AM 10,408 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Man (70s) in serious condition as investigation into helicopter crash continues
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Man (70s) in serious condition as investigation into helicopter crash continues

Mar 13th 2017, 7:17 AM 15,536 Views 0 Comments

The helicopter crash landed at 5.15pm yesterday evening.

'Challenging conditions' as crewman rescued by helicopter 180km off Mayo
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'Challenging conditions' as crewman rescued by helicopter 180km off Mayo

Mar 8th 2017, 9:37 AM 9,401 Views 7 Comments

The Russian crewman was described as needing ‘urgent medical attention’.

Louis Walsh's brother crash lands helicopter safely in New Jersey
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Louis Walsh's brother crash lands helicopter safely in New Jersey

Feb 27th 2017, 10:10 PM 29,535 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened at Chatham in the US state last Friday.

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