Irish Coast Guard training exercise 20/8/2019

  • Irish Coast Guard Air/Sea Rescue simulation.

On  Tuesday 20th August the Irish Coast Guard in conjunction with the Ringaskiddy Maritime College conducted an air/sea rescue training exercise in the inner harbour area. They requested use of the training pitch area to land their Sikorsky Rescue 117 Helicopter to conduct various rescue pick-up and winching simulations. The activity provided  unexpected entertainment and excitement for some local children and adults. The passing traffic also slowed to get a glimpse of the operations.

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