Rescue 118 in Abbey Park

The Sikorsky S-92 helicopter, call sign Rescue 118 landed in the Abbey Park on Friday afternoon at 4.40 p.m. for a medical air transport mission. It was met by a HSE Ambulance. A “Medevac Evacuation” in Boyle is usually carried out by the Strandhill based Sikorsky or the Custume Barracks, Athlone based Augusta Westland AW139 helicopter call sign Medevac 112. The helicopter was subsequently “stood down” as it was not required for this tasking.

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