Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Two aeroplanes full of passengers nearly collided at Dublin Airport as they were not on the same transmission frequency, an investigation has found. (...)

Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died during a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare.

There were five significant faults with the rigid inflatable boat (Rib) Caitríona Lucas put to sea on as part of an ill-fated Irish Coast Guard rescue(...)

 Caitríona Lucas was described as “talented, hardworking” and a “deeply committed” member of the Doolin unit.

Minister for Transport Shane Ross says he has broadened a review of the State’s search-and-rescue framework in response to the highly critical finding(...)

Chopper

A 72-year-old helicopter pilot was momentarily distracted when his mobile phone rang during a landing in which the aircraft rolled over causing “signi(...)

A report into civil search and rescue flights has found a ‘disconnect’ between agencies with regards to whois responsible for safety and legal oversight. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) should be “formally and clearly” assigned responsibility for legal and safety oversight of civil search and rescue (...)

Paul Ormsby, Winchman on Coast Guard Rescue 116 Helicopter. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Gardaí have said it may be some days before positive confirmation that a helmet and lifejacket retrieved off the north Mayo coast last week belongs to(...)

A man who died after his microlight aircraft crashed near Ballina, Co Mayo last month appeared to pass out in the cockpit seconds before impact, a preliminary air accident report has found. Image: iStock.

A man who died after his microlight aircraft crashed near Ballina, Co Mayo last month appeared to pass out in the cockpit seconds before impact, a pre(...)

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

Family members of the pilot who died in a plane crash which also killed a seven-year-old boy in Co Offaly on Sunday are expected to arrive in Ireland (...)

Emergency services at the scene of the crash of a light aircraft near Clonbullogue, Co Offaly, on Sunday. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

The seven-year-old boy who died in a plane crash in Co Offaly on Sunday has been named as Kasper Kacprzak. Meanwhile, family members of the British p(...)

Emergency services at the scene of the crash of a light aircraft near Clonbullogue, Co Offaly, on Sunday. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Gardaí have recovered two bodies from the scene of a plane crash in Co Offaly tonight. The 7-year-old boy and the plane’s pilot were pronounced dead (...)

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