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CHC S-92 Coast Guard helicopter crashes in the North Atlantic

March 15, 2017  By The Press and Journal

A coastguard captain who learned her trade in Aberdeen has died after a Sikorsky S92 rescue helicopter crashed into the Atlantic off Ireland.

Three other crew members were also missing last night from the aircraft which was involved in an early-morning rescue, close to Blacksod Bay in County Mayo, when contact was lost at around 1am.

An extensive search mission was launched, and debris from the incident was discovered around six miles out to sea. | READ MORE


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