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Emergency services attend scene of helicopter crash




Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene of a helicopter crash in Kilcullen, Co Kildare.

The light helicopter crashed in a field in the Kilcullen area this evening.

The scene is currently being held by Gardaí and the Air Accident Investigations Unit (AAIU) have been notified.

The AAIU is the authority for investigating air accidents and serious incidents in Ireland.

In a tweet the AAIU said it had been notified of “an occurrence involving a light helicopter approximately 6km south-east of Kilcullen”.

Three Inspectors of Air Accidents are deploying to the site to start an investigation.


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