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#Helicopter

# helicopter - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

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

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

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 10:03 PM 90,626 Views 59 Comments

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

# helicopter - Friday 10 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,740 Views 14 Comments

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

# helicopter - Saturday 4 January, 2020

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

'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 13,355 Views 12 Comments

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

# helicopter - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 17,887 Views 29 Comments

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

# helicopter - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

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

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

May 29th 2019, 5:26 PM 30,048 Views 40 Comments

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

# helicopter - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Cause of Leicester City helicopter crash revealed by investigators as accident report is published
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

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

Dec 6th 2018, 4:33 PM 41,242 Views 17 Comments

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

# helicopter - Saturday 8 September, 2018

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

Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash

Sep 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,467 Views 1 Comment

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

# helicopter - Saturday 4 August, 2018

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

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.

# helicopter - Sunday 13 May, 2018

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

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

May 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,460 Views 11 Comments

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

# helicopter - Monday 23 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:26 PM 17,967 Views 0 Comments

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

# helicopter - Monday 12 March, 2018

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

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.

# helicopter - Saturday 17 February, 2018

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

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.

# helicopter - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

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

Elk dies after leaping at low flying helicopter

Feb 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 81,533 Views 31 Comments

The two people on board weren’t seriously hurt.

# helicopter - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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

Three dead after tour helicopter crashes in the Grand Canyon

Feb 11th 2018, 10:22 AM 23,887 Views 11 Comments

Another four people were injured in the crash.

# helicopter - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

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

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.

# helicopter - Friday 17 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 22,381 Views 7 Comments

The crash occurred just after midday.

# helicopter - Friday 8 September, 2017

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

Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma

Sep 8th 2017, 10:34 PM 17,770 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.

# helicopter - Monday 4 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 4th 2017, 8:24 PM 15,527 Views 16 Comments

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

# helicopter - Friday 21 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 21st 2017, 6:10 PM 32,166 Views 46 Comments

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

# helicopter - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 2nd 2017, 6:12 PM 46,817 Views 19 Comments

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

# helicopter - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 28th 2017, 6:10 PM 20,445 Views 65 Comments

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

# helicopter - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

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

Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming

Jun 21st 2017, 7:57 PM 19,645 Views 22 Comments

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

# helicopter - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Daredevil woman hangs from helicopter above Niagara Falls... by her teeth
# Skin Of Her Teeth
# Skin Of Her Teeth

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

Jun 15th 2017, 10:27 PM 15,886 Views 10 Comments

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

# helicopter - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

May 23rd 2017, 9:50 PM 22,970 Views 5 Comments

Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.

# helicopter - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:15 PM 54,697 Views 15 Comments

Crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith are still missing.

# helicopter - Saturday 1 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 1st 2017, 5:15 PM 29,702 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
# Mayo
# Mayo

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

Apr 1st 2017, 7:48 AM 14,651 Views 10 Comments

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

# helicopter - Friday 31 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 31st 2017, 6:30 PM 30,970 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
# North Wales
# North Wales

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

Mar 31st 2017, 8:35 AM 21,193 Views 3 Comments

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

# helicopter - Thursday 30 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 30th 2017, 8:21 PM 131,051 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
# Missing
# Missing

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

Mar 30th 2017, 7:09 AM 15,124 Views 6 Comments

The aerial search has been suspended until the weather improves.

# helicopter - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy
# Co-Pilot
# Co-Pilot

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

Mar 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 86,912 Views 34 Comments

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

# helicopter - Friday 24 March, 2017

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Mar 24th 2017, 8:20 AM 10,794 Views 3 Comments

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

# helicopter - Thursday 16 March, 2017

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

'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 22,693 Views 11 Comments

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

# helicopter - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

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

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.

# helicopter - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 14th 2017, 4:30 PM 243,188 Views 129 Comments

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

# helicopter - Monday 13 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 13th 2017, 7:17 AM 15,540 Views 0 Comments

The helicopter crash landed at 5.15pm yesterday evening.

# helicopter - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 8th 2017, 9:37 AM 9,406 Views 7 Comments

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

# helicopter - Monday 27 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 27th 2017, 10:10 PM 29,562 Views 15 Comments

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

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