Published on October 15th, 2019 | by Mark Dwyer


Video: Irish Coast Guard’s Lifesaving Missions During 2018’s Storm Emma

In March of 2018, Ireland was hit by Storm Emma, the worst snow storm in more than 30 years. This is the story of the back-to-back missions carried out by Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 in the Greater Dublin area. The video was produced byCollins Aerospace, suppliers of the Goodrich Rescue Hoists used by Rescue 116.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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