Incident: Alouette III, IAC211, Ardmore Head Waterford, 10 Oct 1999: Report No 1999-022

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In the course of an SAR operation to lift a casualty from sea cliffs near Waterford, a thermal blanket was lifted by the rotor downwash and became briefly entangled in the helicopters rotors, causing a temporary loss of lift, which resulted in uncontrolled loss of altitude.



Occurrence Date: October 10, 1999
Report Date: December 01, 1999
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