THEY CARRY OUT MARINE SEARCH AND RESCUE, ISLAND RELIEF, MOUNTAIN RESCUE, INLAND WATERWAYS AND AIR AMBULANCE OPERATIONS.
DUBLIN MRCC- WATERFORD AND DUBLIN HELICOPTERS.
THE HELICOPTERS ARE TWIN-ENGINE S92 SIKORSKY MEDIUM LIFT AIRCRAFT WITH A NORMAL CRUISE SPEED OF 140 KTS.
VALENTIA MRSC - SHANNON HELICOPTER
THE IRISH COAST GUARD OPERATES FOUR MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE HELICOPTERS. THEY ARE BASED AT SLIGO, SHANNON, WATERFORD AND DUBLIN AIRPORTS.
HELICOPTERS ARE TASKED BY THE FOLLOWING RESCUE CENTRES:
MALIN HEAD MRSC- SLIGO HELICOPTER
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