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Irish Lights Vessel Granuaile anchored off Black Rock Island Co Mayo last week as the Rescue 116 recovery operation continues. PHotograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The Irish Coast Guard’s Rescue 116 Sikorsky S-92 helicopter had “no mechanical anomalies” before it crashed off the north Mayo coast with the loss of (...)

The search continues along the coastline near Blacksod for  the two missing crew members of the ill-fated Rescue 116 helicopter. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A Co Cork salvage team plans to lift wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter from the north Mayo seabed this weekend in the search for(...)

An Irish Coast Guard helicopter  at Blacksod, Co Mayo in the search for the missing men.  Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

West Cork-based tug Ocean Challenger is on its way to north Mayo to help with the search for two airmen still missing from the Irish Coast Guard Rescu(...)

Granuaile anchored off the shore of Blackrock Island and an Irish Coast Guard helicopter continuing its search last weekend. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

Irish salvage experts have been hired to assist in the seabed search for two missing airmen from the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 which crashed 18 day(...)

The remains of Capt Mark Duffy one of the missing crew of the Rescue 116 helicopter is brought away from Blacksod Pier, Belmullet, Co. Mayo. Photograph : Keith Heneghan/Phocus

A guard of honour was formed by rescue agencies at Blacksod Pier in Co Mayo on Sunday afternoon, as the body of Irish Coast Guard helicopter pilot Cap(...)

Members of the search-and-rescue team return to the quayside at Blacksod, Co Mayo overnight as dive teams continue searching the wreckage of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter. The body of one missing crew member has been located late on Friday night. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The body of one of the three air crew from Rescue 116 has been located in the cockpit of the helicopter off Blackrock island in north Mayo. Supt Tony(...)

Members of the Naval Service leave the LE ‘Samuel Beckett’ aboard a small boat. The rsearch for the remains of the three missing crew members resumed on Friday. Photograph: Collins

The “black box” from Rescue 116 has been recovered by Naval Service divers during the continued search for three missing airmen off the north Mayo coa(...)

Members of the Garda Underwater Unit and the Coastguard leave Blacksod  as part of the search. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is being briefed by the various agencies involved in the search for the three crewmen from the R116 helicopter Monday on the late(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick: her body was located and flown to hospital. She was confirmed dead on arrival. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

When Capt Dara Fitzpatrick and her crew were tasked on Monday night for a rescue mission, there was little to indicate it would be anything more than (...)

Debris from the helicopter being taken to the pier in Blacksod, Co Mayo, scene of the search for the missing Coast Guard crew. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When Capt Dara Fitzpatrick and her crew were tasked on Monday night for a rescue mission, there was little to indicate that it would be anything more (...)

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