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Time:00:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 355N Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Irish Air Corp
Registration: 255
MSN: 5633
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Crusheen, North of Ennis, Co. Clare -   Ireland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Shannon Airport
Destination airport:Galway Airport
Investigating agency: AAIU
The flight was tasked by Garda (police) Operations to monitor a VIP motorcade travelling from Shannon Airport to Galway City on the night of 11th May, 1999. The crew consisted of one Air Corps pilot and two Garda observers.

Inadvertent entry to IMC. Recovered safely.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIU
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

23-Aug-2014 15:15 Aerossurance Added
23-May-2016 19:15 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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