ireland Garda Cósta na hÉireann

IRCG - Irish Coast Guard

Garda Cósta na hÉireann
The Irish Coast Guard has wide ranging responsibilities, including the Search and Rescue helicopter service. Its boundaries correspond with the Irish Flight Information Region and extend c 200 miles (to 15 deg W) into the Atlantic. The MRCC is in Dublin, with two sub centres (MRSC) at Malin Head in the north and Valentia in the southwest.

There are 4 SAR bases, equipped by 2013 with 5 specially fitted S-92, through a contract between CHC Ireland and the Irish Department for Transport, Tourism and Sport. They are held at 15 mins readiness during the day and 45 mins at night.

Organisation News

CHC Ireland Winchman Receives SAR Trophy, 31-May-17 : CHC Ireland and Coastguard winchman Gary Robertson received the 2016 Billy Deacon SAR Memorial Trophy for actions performed with his S-92, Rescue 118, on April 9, 2016

Ireland Coast Guard Rescue 116 Crash Report, 13-Apr-17 : Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) Preliminary Report Accident of Irish Coast Guard S-92A EI-ICR determined it struck terrain that wasn’t in its enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS) database

CHC to Build New Hangar at Dublin Airport, 10-Feb-17 : Irish Coast Guard S-92 helicopters, operated by CHC Ireland Ltd, will have a new hangar at the Dublin Airport from 2018.

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Rotary Wing Aircraft Units Login to Edit

Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
    Dublin Division? --
    Malin Head Division? --
    Valentia Division? --

Locations for this Org Login to Edit

Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
   DublinDublin Division
   ShannonValentia Division 1989/now
   SligoMalin Head Division 2003/now
   WaterfordDublin Division

Organisation Models Login to Edit

  Sikorsky s-92 Helibus 52012
  Sikorsky s-61 H-3 619812013

Individual Helicopters Login to Edit

S-61N 61-816 1978EI-CXS : Irish Coast Guard, op by CHC
S-61N Mk.II 61-740 1974EI-CZN : Irish Coast Guard 2003-2013, op by CHC
S-61N Mk.II 61-817 EI-GCE : Irish coast guard, noted 2007
S-92A 92-0045 2006EI-ICA : Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland
S-92A 92-0052 2006EI-ICD : Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland
: 12oct14 pictured on approach to Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
S-92A 92-0150 2011EI-ICG : Irish Coast Guard d/d Feb12
S-92A 92-0051 2007EI-ICR : Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland
: w/o 14mar17 Dublin based "Rescue 116" crashed into the sea off B ...
: Sadly lost at Sea on SAR mission. Captain Dara Fitzpatrick unfort ...
: Apr17 report states that Rescue 116 struck island that wasn’t i ...
S-92A 92-0034 2006EI-ICU : Irish Coast Guard, op by CHC
S-61N Mk.II 61-776 1977EI-MES : Ireland Coast Guard, op by CHC; 11jun11 pictured at the Ulster Av ...
S-61N 61-807 1978EI-RCG : Irish Coast Guard 2001-2013
S-61N 61-143 1962EI-SAR : Irish Coast Guard 1998-2013, op by CHC
: May12 still with Coast Guard rescue and based in Waterford, Irela ...
: 10dec13 13:00hs will stand to complete its last SAR watch being r ...

11 Construction Numbers in this organisation found

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