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Minister urged to accept all recommendations from R116 helicopter crash report
Eamon Ryan said that the department is currently considering the recommendations from the investigation.
Father of crashed helicopter pilot criticises failure to address safety concerns
Captain Dara Fitzpatrick, Captain Mark Duffy, winchmen Paul Ormsby and Ciaran Smith died in the 2017 crash.
Rescue 116: Final report finds 12 contributory factors leading to fatal 2017 crash
Rescue 116 went down in March 2017 with four crew onboard while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, Co Mayo.
Rescue 116 went down in March 2017 with four crew onboard while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, Co Mayo.
The AAIU has published its final report into the crash today following a lengthy investigation and review.
The report said there was "serious and important weaknesses" with how the helicopter operator managed risk mitigation.
Government to cover legal bill for families of R116 victims
Eamon Ryan has told families of the victims of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 crash that the Government will cover their legal costs.
'We are ok, but just ok': Coast Guard pays tribute to victims of R116 on third anniversary
Four crew members lost their lives in the crash three years ago this week.
'It's vital that we learn the lessons from tragic accidents': Ireland to get a new search and rescue plan
The new framework will be phased in over the next 18 months.
'We will never forget': Tributes paid to Rescue 116 victims on second anniversary of crash
Four people lost their lives after Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 went down on 14 March 2017.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Rescue 116′s flight recorders, the search for a body in Finglas and a landslide in Colombia…
'No mechanical anomalies' discovered in initial analysis of R116 flight recorders
The AAIU said it was mindful that S-92A helicopters are in operation around the world in a variety of roles.
Miscommunication over severity of fisherman's injury responsible for last journey of R116
It was thought the fisherman had lost his entire hand, instead it was just the tip of his thumb which was severed.