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July 25, 2017

Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members called off until Monday due to bad weather

The search for the two remaining missing crew members from Rescue 116 has been suspended today due to adverse weather conditions.

It wa understood diving teams were scheduled to resume search operations near Blackrock Island four months after the Coast Guard rescue helicopter went down with four crew members onboard.

Speaking to RTE this morning Garda Superintendent Tony Healy from Belmullet, said the search has now been re-scheduled until Monday when the weather improves.

The search comes as the bodies of two crewmen, Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith, have still not been found.

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