On the fiftieth anniversary of the Tuskar Rock Aer Lingus crash I thought I would post two RTE Archive items which are seldom aired they were made some years ago.
The first deals with the sequence of events and focuses on the original report and includes an interview with the Accident Inspector who compiled it:
The second is footage of the air and sea search with footage shot at RAF Brawdy from which Royal Navy Gannet aircraft and RAF Shackletons carried out SAR operations:
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A reason why Aer Lingus flight 712 crashed near Tuskar Rock off the Wexford coast is still being sought twenty five years after the event.