The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has issued seven safety recommendations following an incident last June when an Air Corps helicopter hit electricity wires and made a forced landing.
The helicopter was acting as an air ambulance and had to collect a patient from an ambulance near Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary, to transfer him to Limerick Regional Hospital.
Coming in to land in a field, the helicopter’s main rotor blades struck the 20kV overhead wires, forcing...
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