DMRT carry out first night time exercises with Aer Corps helicopter

first_img Google+ Newsx Adverts DMRT carry out first night time exercises with Aer Corps helicopter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Google+ Pinterest Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Pinterest WhatsAppcenter_img Previous articleHundreds attend funeral of Willie Mc KeeneyNext articleCampaign group concerned about job losses at Derry Railway station News Highland Facebook WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Members of the Donegal Mountain Rescue have taken part in an emergency exercise with colleagues from Sligo, Leitrim and Mayo.Two Army Aer Corps helicopters and 10 personnel came to Finner Camp for the weekend event, which saw mountain rescue responders dropped off and picked up and dropping off both in daylight and in the dark  using night vision.DMRT says the the exercise is intended to allow the Aer Corps get rescue teams onto mountain terrain more quickly in the day and night.Brian Murrary of Donegal Mountain Rescue Team says it was their first night time exercise with the Aer Corps, using new equipment, and this bodes well for the future……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/dmrt6.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – February 5, 2012 last_img read more

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