Winching incident: Hook Head, Co. Wexford, 6 December 2015.

Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU), Investigation relating to a winching incident at Hook Head, Co. Wexford on the 6 December 2015.
On 7 December 2015, an Irish Search and Rescue Operator notified the AAIU of a winching incident that occurred during a rescue and recovery operation off Hook Head, Co. Wexford on 6 December 2015.  Following a preliminary review, the AAIU has today (9 December 2015) formally initiated an investigation and will investigate the circumstances related specifically to the air rescue and recovery operation.
If any member of the public has video or camera footage relating to the rescue and recovery operation at Hook Head on the 6 December 2015, the AAIU would appeal to such persons to contact the AAIU at
The Investigation is on-going and a Report will be issued in due course.

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