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# helicopters - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

# helicopters - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks

The pilots had planned to take action as a result of a dispute on rostering issues.

# helicopters - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?

From Thursday, the pilots will engage in a work-to-rule action.

# helicopters - Friday 2 February, 2018

Five army officers dead after two helicopters crash during training exercise in France

The crash happened about 50 kilometres northwest of Saint-Tropez in southern France.

# helicopters - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

# helicopters - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air

Camille Muffat was a gold medallist at London 2012.

# helicopters - Sunday 19 October, 2014

12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm

34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.

# helicopters - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's everything we know so far about Star Wars filming in Co. Kerry Episode 7

# helicopters - Monday 13 January, 2014

Faster, safer, higher: Replacement of Irish Coast Guard chopper fleet completed

The Dublin region Sikorsky S92 was launched today, meaning all four coast guard aircraft bases now have upgraded choppers.

# helicopters - Friday 21 June, 2013

Helicopters 'water-bomb' Singapore to fight hazardous smoky haze

Sinagpore is shrouded in haze due to forest fires on the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra.

# helicopters - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Turkey scrambles fighter jets to Syrian border

Officials say military movement is in response to the activity of Syrian helicopters.

# helicopters - Monday 9 April, 2012

75 people rescued from cable car stuck in mid-air

Three helicopters were used to ferry the passengers from the Diavolezza gondola in St Moritz.