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(...)

Lieut Cdr Darragh Kirwan of the LÉ ‘Samuel Beckett’, briefs Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe and Minister of State for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring along with Jurgen Whyte of the Air Accident Investigation on the bridge of the vessel in Blacksod Bay. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

First dives are planned from dawn on Friday on the wreckage of Rescue 116 off the north Mayo coast as the search continues for three missing Irish Coa(...)

Family members of the three missing crew members of Rescue 116 return from the LE Eithne to Blacksod pier on Wednesday after they were brought  to Blackrock lighthouse to survey the scene of the helicopter crash. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Renewed attempts are to be made on Friday to search the main fuselage of the Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter which has been located in 40m of water (...)

A camera “eye” has  beamed back images of the main fuselage of the helicopter lying upside-down on the seabed. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins

Eight days after Rescue 116 lost communication on approaching the north Mayo coast, relatives of its four air crew were on board the LÉ Eithne when Cd(...)

Blackrock Lighthouse off the Mayo coast: Attempts are to be made by the Irish Lights ship Granuaile early on Wednesday morning to deploy a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in the continued search for three missing Irish Coast Guard air crew. Photograph: John Eagle

The main wreckage of the Rescue 116 helicopter which crashed with four crew on board off the north Mayo coast over a week ago has been found in waters(...)

The Sikorsky S-92 helicopter, operated by CHC Helicopter for the Coast Guard, which crashed during a rescue mission off the west coast on March 14th. Photograph: Brian O’Loughlin/EPA

No one can have been untouched by the tragedy of Coast Guard rescue helicopter 116 and the loss of all four crew members. The deaths of Capt Dara Fi(...)

Irish Naval ship and specialist boats near Blacksod lighthouse, Co Mayo, as the search continues for the missing Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

The Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 which crashed while supporting a medical evacuation off the Mayo coast had been responding to a relatively(...)

The funeral of Capt Dara Fitzpatrick Irish Coast Guard member at St Patrick’s Church, Glencullen, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The day Capt Dara Fitzpatrick adopted her son Fionn “was one of the happiest days of her life”, her funeral Mass heard. “Fionn, now embodies Dara’s c(...)

Irish Coast Guard helicopter crash: Capt Dara Fitzpatrick of Rescue 116. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Cnoc an Tearmainn, or Sanctuary Hill, commands a clear view on a fine day of the most westerly light on the Co Mayo coastline. An Túr, as the mid-19th(...)

Searches continue on the beaches of Belmullet, Co Mayo for the missing Coast Guard Helicopter crew yesteday. Photograph: Keith Heneghan / Phocus

The crew of the Rescue 116 helicopter which crashed into the sea off the Mayo coast earlier this week will be remembered at a number of events this we(...)

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