Fire at Galway helicopter hanger

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Fire at Galway helicopter hanger

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http://www.rte.ie/news/2006/0408/galway.html

Fire at Galway helicopter hanger

08 April 2006 15:31
A fire has caused extensive damage at a helicopter hanger in Co Galway.

It is thought the blaze broke out at Executive Helicopters in Oranmore at around 6am this morning.

The fire destroyed three helicopters and damaged a fourth.

It is believed that one of the destroyed helicopters was worth ?4 million.

Three units of the fire brigade fought the blaze.

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Lost in Saturdays fire were, 1 X Bell 222, 2 X EC120's, 1 X R44, another R44 was damaged but not destroyed. :shock:
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thats a bugger :( any ideas to the cause CVR?
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Below is the list of heli's thought to have been destroyed in the fire.

Two R44's EI-SGF,JFD. Two EC120's EI-NZO,PJW and Bell 222 - N2105J.

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EI-NZO, Would that be the one belonging to a certain Ferrari racing property developer?
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Cosmic wrote:EI-NZO, Would that be the one belonging to a certain Ferrari racing property developer?


Don't think so i believe that reg would be EI-IRV
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eddie dont use EI-IRV anymore but i may be wrong
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No I wasn't talking about Eddie Irvine. I was talking about a property developer who races or used to race ferraris in his spare time. I also seem to recall that particular EC120 was sent to modena for a interior retrim although that could have been idle flying club canteen rubbish talk.
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JFH wrote:Doesnt one of those R44 belong to a certain westlife member aswell!!!!


ya, that would be EI-SGF

As the sligo champions headline read, shane filan will be flying without wings after chopper fire..... oh oh get it? ya? thats witty isnt it :?

(im laughin on the inside :D )
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Has anyone got any further information in this incident please ?

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What would you like to know 3D?
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