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#Air accident

# air-accident - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Empty plane crashed into electric fence at Tipperary airfield after pilot 'was in a hurry to get airborne'

The plane hit a boundary hedge and overturned, coming to rest upside down on an electric fence in a neighbouring field.

# air-accident - Sunday 26 July, 2015

One man dead in Waterford air crash

The Irish Coastguard helicopter Rescue 117 attended the scene.

# air-accident - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Victims in Cork air crash suffered head, chest and abdominal injuries on impact

Inquest into 2011 tragedy in which six people died hears survivors tell how they felt “suffocated” and “terrified”.

# air-accident - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Pilots say there are "significant issues" within aviation industry

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association were commenting on a report that said tiredness and ‘inadequate training’ were factors in a crash at Cork Airport.

# air-accident - Sunday 10 June, 2012

All 14 passengers found dead after Peru helicopter crash

A Czech, a Swede, a Dutch citizen and eight South Koreans were among the victims.

# air-accident - Monday 5 December, 2011

Plane in landing accident at Cork Airport

An investigation has been opened into the incident involving the nose wheel of a light aircraft.

# air-accident - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Man in critical condition after light plane crashes in Tipperary

A man in his 40s is in a serious condition after a two-passenger plane crashed near Mullinahone in Co Tipperary.

# air-accident - Friday 18 March, 2011

Preliminary charges filed against Airbus over 2009 crash

Decision comes as search resumes at site where plane crashed in June 2009, killing 228 people, including three Irish women.

# air-accident - Friday 11 February, 2011

Two Cork airport crash survivors released from hospital

Donal Walsh and Laurence Wilson have been released from hospital but four others remain in “a serious but stable condition.”

Report into Cork disaster could take 'more than a year'

Investigations begin into yesterday’s Cork disaster, with both flight recorders recovered – but it could take some time.

# air-accident - Thursday 10 February, 2011

How news of the Cork disaster broke on Twitter Cork Crash This post contains images

How news of the Cork disaster broke on Twitter

The serious nature of the morning’s plane crash unfolded in all its tragedy through both news accounts and regular tweeters.

Manx2 accident within six months of Belfast-Cork launch

Manx2 had only launched its Belfast-Cork route six months ago, established its permanent base in Belfast in October.

UK authorities to assist in investigation into Cork plane crash

The investigation will also have a Spanish element, as the aircraft was leased from a Barcelona-based company.