Air Corps aircraft joins search for missing crewmen.

An Air Corps CASA Maritime Surveillance aircraft has joined the search for missing persons after a cargo ship sunk in the Irish Sea.

The Air Corps responded to the request from the Coastguard to assist in the search and diverted the aircraft from an ongoing Maritime Patrol.

The aircraft arrived on scene at 1.15pm.

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Press Release Date: 27 November July, 2011

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