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(...)

A photograph showing Niall Bowditch and Kasper Kacprzak from a GoFundMe page set up for their families

An investigation into a plane crash in Co Offaly last year in which two people died has found no evidence of engine failure. Niall Bowditch (47) and (...)

Dominika and Rafal Skóra

The widow of a taxi driver who died in a paragliding incident on Saturday says she wants to ensure a wedding voucher left in his car is returned to it(...)

Rafal Skóra, aged in his early 40s, was from Artane in north Dublin.

A man who died following a paragliding incident has been named as Rafal Skóra from north Dublin. Mr Skóra, also known as “Ralph”, aged in his early 4(...)

Flight crew on board the aircraft had noticed a burning smell earlier that day when the plane was descending into Cork Airport after travelling from London Heathrow, according to a report by the Air Accident Investigation Unit. File photograph:  Bernie Keating/Provision

More than 30 passengers on board a flight to London Heathrow used emergency exits and escape slides after the plane made an emergency landing in Cork (...)

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