Irish Coast Guard S-92 accident investigation continues

Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S-92A, EI-ICR, ‘Rescue 116’, which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on March 14. (Wikimedia Commons)

The investigation into the fatal March 14 crash of an Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S-92A, EI-ICR, continues after the helicopter crashed at Black Rock Island, about 17km off the coast of Mayo on Ireland’s west coast, in the very early hours of the morning killing all four crew members on board. Operated by … [Read more...]

Nautilus Aviation wins Sydney Westpac Life Saver contract

Nautilus Aviation will operate the Westpac Life Saver Helicopter Rescue Service’s two BK117B2s in Sydney and Moruya from May 1. (Paul Sadler)

Cairns-based Nautilus Aviation has won the contract to operate the Southern Region Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter, Australia’s first civilian search and rescue helicopter service, taking over the operation of the Surf Life Saving Australia-owned service. Nautilus has purchased Life Saver’s two … [Read more...]