One of the injured people was airlifted and the other taken by ambulance to University Hospital Galway, where they are being treated.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The light aircraft that crash-landed in a field in Galway at the weekend had taken off from Cork that morning on its way to a charity function in Rosc(...)

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A small plane has crash-landed in a field in Co Galway. The incident happened around lunch time and emergency services attended the scene. It is bel(...)

An Air Corp AW139 helicopter. The fleet will not be grounded as it not is believed the incident was  due to a ‘significant mechanical defect’. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Irish Air Corps has said it will not ground its fleet of six Agusta Westland AW139 helicopters after the door of one fell off mid-flight on Thursd(...)

The microlight collided with one of a pair of poles supporting three 38 kV power lines just below the suspended cable and approximately 12m above the ground. Stock photograph: iStock

A microlight pilot flew too low and was distracted by people on the ground before his plane crashed into power line poles, an investigation has conclu(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick (pictured), Capt Mark Duffy and winch team Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith all died in the Rescue 116 helicopter crash.

A review board is to be established to re-examine certain findings of the report of the investigation into the crash of the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 1(...)

A notice on RIP.ie states John Finnan, who died in a light aircraft crash, was a “beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend”.  File photograph:  RIP.ie

A Co Kildare man who died in an air crash in Co Wexford over the weekend will be “sadly missed”, his family has said. John Finnan (58), from Athy, an(...)

A garda handles a piece of debris near the scene of the aircraft crash in Duncormick, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A former manager of Waterford Airport was one of the men who died in Sunday evening’s aircraft accident in Co Wexford. Peter Tawse (61) from New Ros(...)

The scene of the light aircraft crash near Gowran, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

An aviation enthusiast who died following a light aircraft crash in Kilkenny on Friday night has been named locally. Richard ‘Dick’ O’Connell, a mar(...)

File image of a Cessna 140 aircraft

A pilot sustained minor bruising after the aircraft they were flying overturned following a “bounced landing” in Co Westmeath, according to a report f(...)

The inquest was conducted in Ballina courthouse by the coroner for North Mayo, Dr Eleanor Fitzgerald.  Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Cockpit video evidence showed that a 59-year-old pilot was “incapacitated” when his microlight aircraft departed from straight and level flight and pl(...)

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