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  • ireland Garda Cósta na hÉireann

    IRCG - Irish Coast Guard

    News about Garda Cósta na hÉireann

    CHC Opens New SAR Base in Dublin, 19-Oct-18 : #Dublin CHC opened its new search and rescue (SAR) base at Dublin Airport, Ireland. CHC operates S-92 helicopters on behalf the Irish Coast Guard since 2012 and S-61 before that

    Irish Coast Guard 2017 Balance, 03-Jan-18 : In a very difficult year for the Irish Coast Guard, the S-92 helicopter service operated by CHC conducted 750 missions saving 175 people and assisting other 316 during 2017

    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.

    Ireland Coast Guard S-92 Reaches 10,000 Flight Hours, 12-May-16 : CHC Irish Search-and-Rescue (SAR) operation, which provides services on behalf of the Irish Coastguard, has achieved 10,000 Sikorsky S-92 flight hours.

    Irish Coast Guard and CHC S-92 2015 Balance, 16-Feb-16 : Singapore Airshow 2016 Irish Coast Guard in partnership with CHC completed more than 1,000 SAR missions in 2015 with a fleet of five Sikorsky S-92 helicopters.

    Irish Coast Guard Completes 1,000 Missions, 30-Dec-15 : Ireland Coast Guard reaches 1000 helicopter rescue missions in a single year; the first time since the Coast Guard’s helicopter service commenced in 1991.

    Irish Coast Guard S-92 Record Number of Missions, 14-Jan-15 : The Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) Sikorsky S-92 fleet, operated by CHC Ireland, completed a record number of missions during 2014 rescuing 730 people often in challenging weather conditions

    Irish Coast Guard add names to their S-92, 24-Mar-14 : The Irish Coast Guard turned to the people of Ireland when it came to choosing names for the S-92 helicopters that recently joined the fleet.

    Ireland launches fourth Coast Guard S-92, 13-Jan-14 : Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar officially launched the Coast Guard’s new state-of-the-art S92 search & rescue helicopter for the Dublin region in Weston Airport today.

    Irish Coast Guard S-92s with L-3 WESCAM imaging turrets, 15-Mar-12 : L-3 WESCAM image sensors for the Irish Coast Guard S-92 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters

    S-92 for the Irish Coast Guard Search and Rescue Operations, 21-Dec-11 : Sikorsky completes production of the S-92 helicopter to be operated by CHC for Irish Coast Guard search and rescue (SAR) operations