Irish Air Corps

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Air Corps (Ireland) - History - The Air Corps - Expansion
... mid-1970s the expansion of the "Ministerial Air Transport Service" (MATS) following Ireland's accession to the European Economic Community (now the European Union) led to the acquisition of ... withdrawn from service in 1998 and not replaced, leaving the Irish Air Corps without any jet combat aircraft ... As part of Ireland's obligations to the European Union, the Irish Air Corps patrols 132,000 square miles (342,000 kmĀ²) of sea ...
Aer Lingus Flight 712 - Cause
... However, in 2002 a review process conducted by the AAIU (Air Accident Investigation Unit) disclosed that Aer Lingus paperwork relating to a routine maintenance inspection carried out on the aircraft in ... A new board of investigation was set up by the Irish government and found that the crash was the consequence of a chain of events starting with a failure to the left tail-plane ... a claim that the accident was in fact caused by a mid-air collision between the Aer Lingus Vickers Viscount and a French-built military aircraft which was training with ...

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