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Divers have recovered a body in the search for missing Rescue 116 crew members

It has been confirmed that divers have recovered a body in the search for missing Rescue 116 crew members. According to the Irish Independent, the body of one of the missing men was recovered from within the wreckage of the Rescue 116 helicopter. The body is now being transferred to shore, but investigators cannot yet […]

Emotional tributes paidto Dara Fitzpatrick by her colleagues on Claire Byrne Live

There were emotional scenes on Claire Byrne Live tonight as emotional tributes were paid to the late Dara Fitzpatrick. Declan Geoghegan from the Irish Coast Guard described his friendship and work relationship with the late pilot. Speaking on the RTE show, the coast guard, who was great friends with Dara, said it had been a […]

Significant amount of wreckage recovered from missing coast guard helicopter

A significant amount of wreckage has reportedly been recovered from the missing Irish coast guard helicopter this evening. According to Breaking, The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has released a statement saying they have rescued a significant amount of debris from the R116. The AAIU, stated that it was too early to determine a cause […]

Signal from black box of missing helicopter detected

There has been a major development in the search for the missing Coast Guard helicopter this evening, as the signal from the black box has now been detected. According to the Irish Independent, rescue workers searching for three missing Irish Coast Guard members have detected a signal from the black box. Gerry O’Flynn,VS&T Operations Manager […]

First victim of Irish Coast Guard helicopter crash dies

The first victim of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter crash has been named. Female pilot Captain Dara Fitzpatrick has been named as the first victim. According to the Irish Mirror, the Search and Rescue Operations Manager confirmed that she had been recovered from near the wreckage this morning but had been pronounced dead. Three other […]

Irish Coast Guard helicopter missing with four  on board

UPDATE: A spokesman has confirmed that one crew member has now been recovered after the helicopter lost contact at 1am this morning. They are reportedly in a critical condition. An Irish Coast Guard helicopter has been reported missing with four on board. The Dublin-based crew were providing top cover for another Coast Guard helicopter off […]

Body Found In The Irish Sea After Search for Missing Woman

A Body has been found in the Irish Sea after the search for a missing woman took place this morning who was reported to have gone overboard an Irish Ferry travelling from Wales to Wexford.   A major search operation was launched earlier this morning for a passenger missing from the Irish ferry ‘Isle of […]