Published on July 16th, 2015 | by FII Reader0
Helicopter crash at Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford
One man suffered minor injuries a second walked away from a helicopter crash in Co. Longford on Wednesday evening (Jul ’15). The accident happened shortly after 9.00pm at the Rustic Inn near Abbeyshrule Airfied on the banks of the Royal Canal. The Westland Gazelle, G-BXTH struck the rear of the pub and caused some external damage to the building. The helicopter was noted in Weston for a short stop on Monday and has been written off in the accident. On Thursday evening, an individual was arrested in connection with the accident as he was about to board a flight to the UK at Dublin Airport.