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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Helicopters

All time
# idai
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.
# on hold
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.
# Coast Guard
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.
# Saint Tropez
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.
# Irish Coast Guard
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.
# Tragedy
Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air
Camille Muffat was a gold medallist at London 2012.
# Nepal
12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm
34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.
# episode 7
Here's everything we know so far about Star Wars filming in Co. Kerry
Use the force, boy.
# Flying High
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.
# Smog
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.
# Syria
Turkey scrambles fighter jets to Syrian border
Officials say military movement is in response to the activity of Syrian helicopters.
# Rescue
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.