Friday September 14, 2012 - The Air Corps completed an air ambulance mission this afternoon.

The Air Corps completed an air ambulance mission this afternoon, repatriating an Irish Military member of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.

Irish 258, an Air Corp Learjet, departed Beirut at 0610 today with the patient and an Irish Military Medical Team on board and arrived in Casement at 1355 local having refueled in Italy.

The aircraft was met by a Defence Forces ambulance and the patient was transferred by road to a Dublin Hospital. We hope the individual returns to full health shortly and our thoughts are with him and his family at this time.

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Press Release Date: 14 September 2012

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