Air Corps Complete Air Ambulance Mission.

A patient was transferred on board an Air Corps AW 139 helicopter this evening from Castlebar Hospital, Mayo to Our Lady’s Children Hospital, Crumlin where it landed at 7.50pm.

The Air Corps crew utilised specialist Night Vision Goggles to complete the mission.

This is the 60th Air Ambulance mission completed by the Air Corps so far this year.

Air Corps pilots are the only pilots within the state who have the capability to fly using Night Vision Goggles.

Read more about the AW 139s

Press Release Date: 18th October, 2011

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